Presented by Adelaide Repertory Theatre (aka The Rep)Reviewed 3 September 2021 David Lindsay-Abaire’s script for Good People is wordy and at times this causes it to lose pace. Nick Fagan has presented this piece on a very well-planned set, designed by Brittany Daw with differing looks for the two acts. The split set in the […]
Charlie Fuller has built himself a comfortable life in his retirement village, having several ‘friends with benefits’, all of who are aware of, and happy with the situation. His daughter thinks he needs looking after, that he may be declining, losing his grip. Meanwhile she is having her own dalliance with a work colleague. The arrival of a new widow and her nephew upsets the balance for both of them.
Written in the early Seventies and set in the late Sixties, Alan Ayckbourn's How The Other Half Loves made us laugh at ourselves and our social (or lack of them) mores.
The publicity describes this production as a dark comedy about the dark ages! That about sums it up nicely, with the emphasis on comedy. Michael Hollinger has written a play about moral dilemmas - we all face them - the concept of doing the right thing for the wrong reason.
The lilt of Oscar Wilde’s elegant language, meticulously chosen to delight, provoke and entertain, helps to confect a figgy pudding of fun crammed with bons mots, epigrams and wicked satire.
Michael Jacobs' comedy 'Cheaters' is about relationships and an examination of commitment and fidelity.
Galleon Theatre Company are all set to present Michael Jacobs' delightful rom-com (with a slight difference) Cheaters as their 2016 season's final production.