Mayfly


A family searches for new beginnings. An ethereal family drama, Joe White's debut play explores rebirth in the aftermath of tragedy.
Mayfly

Image: Orange Tree Theatre


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Orange Tree Theatre
Started: Thursday 19 April 2018
Closed: Saturday 26 May 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Joe White is an alumnus of the Orange Tree Writers' Collective.


He has also been the Channel 4 Playwright on Attachment at Pentabus Theatre Company and member of the Old Vic 12.


Director Guy Jones is Literary Associate at the Orange Tree and has been an Associate Artist of Company Three.


His directing credits include Spokesong (Finborough Theatre).


Post-show talks Wed 25 April 7.30pm & Thu 3 May 2.30pm.


Synopsis


A family searches for new beginnings:


Ben thinks they might be better off without him, but his wife Cat has read her stars:


'Today a very special person will appear from out the blue'.


Their daughter Loops is getting ready for a date.


It's her first one, and she has everything crossed.


People think that cos you're from a small village, everyone will know you.


But we can still go missing.


Even out here.


An ethereal family drama, Joe White's debut play explores rebirth in the aftermath of tragedy.


Trailer



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Theatre


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Postal address:
1 Clarence Street
Richmond TW9 2SA

Box office tel: 020 8940 3633

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 19 April 2018

Press night:Monday 23 April 2018

Closes:Saturday 26 May 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm 23 Apr)

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm

(not 19 & 21 Apr)


Tickets


Previews:
£15

Standard:

Mon - Thu evenings & matinees

£22.50


Fri & Sat evenings

£25


Standing £10 (when all seats have been sold)


Concessions:

Concessions

A limited number of tickets at £18 are available for all performances for over 65s, students, recipients of state benefit and members of theatre unions and guilds on presentation of proof.


Under 30s £12

A limited number of under 30s £12 tickets are available for all performances. Proof of ages must be shown when collecting tickets.


Access

£15 tickets available for disabled patrons plus one escort at the same rate on all performances.


£12 tickets available for blind or partially sighted patrons and an escort at the same price for audio described performances.


Access information


Audio‑Described performances Thu 17 May 7.30pm & Sat 19 May 2‑30pm


Stagetext Captioned Performance Wed 23 May 7‑30pm


Relaxed Performance Sat 12 May 2‑30pm


Cast


Evelyn Hoskins - Loops

Simon Scardifield - Ben

Irfan Shamji - Harry

Niky Wardley - Cat


Creatives


Author: Joe White
Composer: Jon Ouin
Director: Guy Jones
Designer: Cécile Trémolières
Lighting: Christopher Nairne
Sound: Jon Ouin

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