2018-2018 | Upstairs at the Gatehouse Directed by John Plews
BASED on Shakespeare's The Tempest - by way of the sci-fi film Forbidden Planet and various rock 'n' roll classic such as Great Balls Of Fire, The Monster Mash and All Shook Up - Return To The Forbidden Planet has had 'em dancing in the aisles since the Eighties.
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2017-2017 | Upstairs at the Gatehouse Directed by Joseph Hodges
9 To 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic.
Pushed to the boiling point, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy – giving their boss the boot! While Hart remains “otherwise engaged,” the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down.
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2016-2016 | Upstairs at the Gatehouse Directed by Jordan Murphy
Set during the 1960 Labour Day weekend at “Esther’s Paradise Resort Hotel” in Catskills, New York it features friends Marge and Lois from Brooklyn, looking for a good time and romance. They are hoping to find “Where the boys are” as Marge has been jilted at the alter and doesn’t want to be “Solitaire” so takes Lois to her honeymoon destination. Catskills is a resort which showcased young entertainers and Neil Sedaka met his wide of 54 years, Leba, at her Mother’s hotel there and contributed many of his own ventures into the book.Read more
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