Wednesday, 13th February 2008
Garter Lane Theatre is proud to present Mike Leigh's ferocious black comedy Abigail's Party 'a tour de force' (Irish Examiner) for two nights only on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th February at 8pm. Tickets are €20 (€15 Garter Lane Friends & concessions) and are selling fast – book yours now on 051-855038.
"assured performances" irish times
Laurence, Beverly's husband, is totally stressed out in his job as an estate agent and his hectoring wife doesn't help his situation. Beverley has invited new neighbours, Angela and Tony, for drinks, as well as Sue, a prim put-upon abandoned wife whose daughter, Abigail, is throwing a wild party in her mother's house, next door to Beverly and Laurence. As the alcohol flows and the 'nibbles' are handed around, Mike Leigh's ruthless, achingly funny examination of suburban life begins to bite...
'blisteringly funny . . .
a splendidly focused production...'
South Wales Evening Post
Abigail's Party was first produced at Hampstead Theatre in 1977, with the role of Beverly immortalised by Alison Steadman. A record 16 million people watched its broadcast as Play for Today, underlining its status as a true modern classic and national treasure.
'a terrific production of this play.. nauseatingly funny work, a very good night of theatre' Cork Evening Echo
London Classic Theatre is one of the most prolific and thriving touring companies on the UK scene, having established a reputation for producing entertaining, accessable drama of the highest quality. Don't miss this landmark of 20th century theatre – book your tickets now on 051-855038. Contains strong language.
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