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Thank you to Eddie Stephens for putting together.
Belmont Theatre would like to wish all of our friends, patrons and audience members a healthy, happy and prosperous 2018.
With all the festivities behind us, what better way to stave off those post-festive doldrums than looking forward to a night of top-quality theatrical entertainment at The Pump House.
NEXT MONTH, we will be presenting Peter Quilter's cracking comedy, The Actress. Some performances are already well over half full so please book soon to be sure of your favourite seats.
A poignant comedy, dramatizing the events backstage as Lydia, a
colourful, complicated actress makes her farewell performance,
while dealing with a string of unexpected visitors..
Drama and comedy collide as people say their goodbyes, declare their love, roar with laughter, spit insults, grab a final embrace, and renew old battles.
Some wonderfully comic dialogue to have you chuckling until the final curtain.
Written in 2014 and premiered in the US the same year, The Actress has since had productions in Germany, Brazil, Russia and the UK.
Reviews..."The audience was thrilled and greatly moved by the show" - Dez Minutos de Arte
"A huge success... The applause just didn't want to end...The play is full of witty dialogue that is also philosophically profound...A smart, intelligent and very amusing play." - The Mercury
"This play is so rich...Quilter's characters ring true" - Woodinville Weekly
some favourite Belmont names, plus, we're delighted and excited to welcome two new faces to the Belmont family and the Pump House stage...can you tell who they are?
Lydia: Judi Campion
Paul: Mark Dosher
Nicole: Tash Welch
Katherine (Lydia’s dresser): Carole Baynes
Margaret (Company Manager): Kim Wedler
Charles (Lydia’s lover): Michael Collins
Harriett (Lydia’s agent): Paula Welham
Gaev (Cherry Orchard): Steven Mercer
Lopakhin (Cherry Orchard): Mark Dosher
Thank you for your continued support of live theatre in Watford. We hope very much to see you at the Pump House in February.
P.S. We are always looking for new members to join in the fun. Please do contact us (or speak to anyone of us if you're coming to a show) if you or someone you know wishes to find out about getting involved either onstage, behind the scenes, stewarding or to volunteer specialist skills to help run this friendly group and create the magic of live theatre. There really is nothing like it