Sitting Pretty

by Amy Rosenthal
Director: Robert Harsley
8 - 24 September 2016

 

Two unmarried sisters in their fifties share a London flat: Nina is brisk, dynamic and gainfully employed; Nancy is plump, self-conscious and suddenly redundant.

 

Urged by Nina and their faithful friend, Max, to find a hobby, Nancy unwittingly stumbles into a group of eccentric life drawing students and their philandering teacher, Philip. Initially horrified, Nancy is unexpectedly liberated by the experience, which she keeps a secret from her sister. But her newfound confidence unsettles Nina's self-possession.

 

The sisters move towards an inevitable confrontation as Nina faces her unhappy past and Nancy glimpses a possible future. This is a bitter-sweet play that unfolds with beautifully humorous twists and turns.

 

 

Production Coordinator: Brian Christopher

Assistant to Director: Peta Ripper

Cast:

Nancy - Margie Bainbridge

Nina - Marianne Collopy

Max - David Efron

Philip - Conor O'Neill

Zelda - Dasana Smyth

Josie - Roberta Szekeres

Sylvia - Marilyn Davies

Martin - Ian Tweeddale

Bridget - Andrea Tappe

Luka - Angus Turner-Summerton

Stage Manager: Ness Harwood

Assistant Stage Manager: Robert Edwards

Operator: Patrick Slee

Set Design: Barbara Hughes

Set Dressing: Barbara Hughes and Lorraine Callow

Lighting Design: Craig Pearcey

Audio Design: Neil Williamson

Costume Design: Peta Ripper

Props: Maria Haughey

Photography: John Shelbourn

Poster Design: Janine Evans

 

 

 

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