FoH Theatre Company is proud to present New Writing Showcase 2014
7th December 2014 at The Vaults, Waterloo
Featuring five new short plays, in which we encounter abnormal births, the end of the world, unlikely friendships, backstage gossip and an unhealthy obsession with orange juice.
Nothing But Mammals
By Michael Ross | Directed by Arabella Langley
Zoe and Simon have had a baby, but their daughter Izzy isn’t exactly what they expected. A Darwinian dark comedy about parenthood and how we’re all just animals really.
Simon: Matthew Durkan | Zoe: Felicity Cant
Producer: Brigitte Adela
You and I Are Earth
By Neil Clarke | Directed by KatieAnn McDonough
Two boys spend a night together at the end of the world.
Alec: Aaron J Gordon | Zach: Sergio Maggiolo
Producer: Helen Thomas
But He’s English
By Daisy Watford | Directed by Sarah Twomey
One community clumsy in grief, quick to jump on to the bandwagon and even quicker to stereotype.
Karishma: Shazia Nicholls | Camille: Lekhani Chirwa | Dan / John: Luke Gray | Janet: Amy Fleming
Producer: Alex Yaghma
By Andrew Thompson | Directed by Eleanor Clare Taylor
A play about acting, actors, boredom and sexual consent. Two actors sit backstage during a long production run and try to solve their careers, their love lives and themselves. It’s about what you do when you have nothing but time on your hands.
Two: Ross Virgo | Three: John Etherington
Producer: Samantha Schofield
By Charles Lewis Meyrick | Directed by Neil Clarke
Jerry will not give his mother, Blanche, any orange juice. This makes Blanche unhappy. Another young man, Marty, tries to marry Blanche. This makes Jerry unhappy. But Marty is doublecrossing everyone. This makes everyone unhappy.
Blanche: Kate Handford | Jerry: Charlton O’Connor | Marty: Carl Blades
Producer: Charles Lewis Meyrick
Producers: Samantha Schofield & Helen Thomas
Design Consultant: Isabella Van Braeckel
Music/Sound Design: Alex ‘Jupi/ter’ Glynn
Stage Management: Helen Thomas & Alex Yaghma
Photographer: Patricia Oliveira
Poster Design: Charlotte Ive