Plays

No Take Backs

No Take Backs (2014)
Tristan Bates Theatre
Emily Parry-Green has never been able to let things go. Megan Collier will never fail to achieve what is expected of her. When Megan can’t find the item she’s been hired to take from Emily, she is forced to trap Emily in her own home. Armed with stubbornness and razor-sharp wit, Emily is prepared to fight her off. But the things Megan is armed with are much sharper. A black comedy from the Sigil Club about holding onto the past and holding people hostage.

Starring:
Lucy Litchfield – Emily Parry-Green
Rachel Eireann – Megan Collier
Daniel Farley – Sylvester Parry-Green
Sylvie England – Kerri-Anne Turner

Psychopomp and Circumstance

Psychopomp and Circumstance (2013)
Hen & Chickens Theatre
Psychopomp and Circumstance is a collection of five plays by Michael Eckett about life, the afterlife and after afterlife.

Enter a world of weirdness, witticisms and whimsy as we meet the spirits who carry souls to the world beyond. Some ensnare their prey with tales, some are overly dedicated and others just want to melt squirrels.

Starring:
Sylvie England – Clarion/Minion
Rachel Cash – Gerty Steiner 
Daniel Farley – The Higher-Up/Minion
Sharean Thomas – The White Escort
Nores Cerfeda – The Black Escort
Charley Willow – The Grace Knight
Rachel Eireann – The Little Lady
James El-Sharawy – Gog
Kate Quinn – Magog
Rachael Black – Jordan
Dominic Attenborough – Other Gog
Eve Levic – Other Magog

Full Stage Splash

Full Stage Splash: A Comic Look at the Comic Book (2012-2013)
Etcetera Theatre, Hen & Chickens Theatre, Kings Arms
A theatrical distillation of the history of the comic book medium told using archetypes and specific comic characters in a variety of sketches and devices.

FOUR ACTORS. SIXTY-FIVE ROLES. ONE HOUR. 

WARNING: May contain explosive sound effects, angry puppets and history.

Starring:
Dan Farley
Kate Quinn
Kris Wood
Michael Eckett

Stand-Up Comics

Stand-Up Comics (2011)
Roundhouse Studio Theatre, Etcetera Theatre
Liam and Kris have been brought together by the comics they read, sell and write to avoid the responsibilities of the real world. But Liam’s infatuation with another artist is giving him writer’s block and causing Kris to grow jealous, whilst their friend Liz thinks this fractured dynamic could mean the end of their world and she’ll do everything she can to save it.
With jokes, fights and gravediggers abound, the staff at Stand-Up Comics certainly have issues.

Stand-Up Comics is a live theatre sitcom, infused with a bombastic comic book look, which examines how pop culture influences our lives, friendships and goals.

Starring:
Michael Eckett – Liam
Kris Wood – Kris
Ellie Ross – Liz
Sandy Jarvis- Liz/Ashlynn
Natalie Martins- Ashlynn
Dan Farley – Adrian
Amy Quick – Customer
Nina Bright – Customer

Stripped

Stripped (2011)
Hen & Chickens Theatre
One morning as a man is eating his breakfast, two psychopomps burst into his home, pronounce him dead and insist he moves onto the afterlife with them. He is offered the chance to live again, if he can tell them the meaning of his existence.
Stripped is an absurdist comedy from an ensemble cast, combining witty dialogue, mime and physical theatre to create a unique view of life, death, sex and cheese.

Starring:
Catherine Ashton – Mother/Chorus
Dan Farley – Bishop/ Chorus
Tim Nolan – Gog/Chorus
Kate Quinn – Magog/Chorus
Meriel Rosenkranz – Processor/ Chorus
Amy Wiles – Scarlett/ Chorus
Kris Wood – He
Michael Eckett – Death
Original Music by Lee Sharma

The Quest for Beauty

The Quest for Beauty(2010)
Hen & Chickens Theatre
Imagine the one you secretly love is Beauty itself…you haven’t got a chance have you? This is the personification of Vengeance’s lot in existence; weary of the repetitive nature of his work, Beauty is the one soul that can cheer him; but there’s no way he can’t tell her how he feels. But when rumour and hearsay lead Beauty to believe that Vengeance is, like everybody else, interested only in… her looks, she flees existence itself.
It’s up to Vengeance and Death to track her down and prevent the deterioration of all life. Their journey takes them through lands, each stranger than the last: Fairies! Shadows! Comic Book Stores!

Starring:
Dan Farley – Vengeance
Celestia Godbehere – Beauty
Michael Eckett – Death
George Koulouris – Fate
Alex Shaw – Inspiration/Sloth
Joseph Pickles – Ecstasy/Greed/Wronged
Tim Nolan – Shadow King/Kris
Sonia Hovén – Fairy/Lust
Peter Fawdon – WrongerLiam
Dia Nanette Flores as Customer, Mortal & Pride
Jackie O’Sullivan as Gluttony
Rhiannon Davison – Wrath
Max Thornton – Envy

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