California Suite

california_suite-productionCalifornia Suite - A Comedy by Neil Simon

Performed: 13th - 17th October 2009
Director: Bill Parkinson

A Visitor from New York, Hannah Warren is a Manhattan workaholic who flies to Los Angeles to retrieve her teenaged daughter Jenny after she leaves home to live with her successful screenwriter father William. The bickering divorced couple is forced to decide what living arrangements are best for the girl.

Conservative middle-aged businessman Marvin Michaels is the Visitor from Philadelphia, who awakens to discover a prostitute named Bunny unconscious in his bed after consuming a bottle of vodka. With his wife Millie on her way up to the suite, he must find a way to conceal all traces of his uncharacteristic indiscretion.

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Juliana Swain, Gary Swain, Laurence Owen, Beth Warner, Lucy Smith, Nigel Owen, Kate Hill, Dave Collins, Kate Hill, Chris Smith, Edwina Scott.

Stage Manager: Marion Kendrick
Props: Bridget Ryan-Holt, Jennifer Higgins
Directors Assistant: Yvonne Collins
Lighting: Mark Smithers, Ellis Smithers
Front of House: Barbara Pickering, Audrey & Jim Hunter

Next production

Unfortunately, there will be no May play as we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel due to the current uncertainty surrounding public gatherings in the foreseeable future.

Therefore our next production will be in October with further details to be announced.