Performances cancelled at King's Head


London theatre news: Thursday 22 July 2021


Cancellations - London Fringe - Shows

The headline show in the King’s Head Theatre's summer Queer Season, is cancelling its first three performances.
All That at the King's Head Theatre

Image courtesy King's Head Theatre


A covid alert has led to the cancellaion of performances of All That at the King's Head Theatre in Islington.


Written by Shaun Kitchener, All That is the headline play in the venue's summer Queer Season.


A spokesman said ...


"Unfortunately, a member of the team recently came into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19.


To ensure that we are adhering to the strictest of protocols and maintaining the safety of all involved, our opening is being delayed a few days and press night moved to Tuesday 3 August.


The safety of our team and audience members remains our number one priority."


All That will now preview from Friday 30 July and will run to saturday 21 August.


In a bid to prevent further disruption in the event that anyone else needs to isolate, producers have engaged a fifth actor, Matthew Morrison, to understudy all roles in the production.


Matthew recently featured in 'The Devil's Harmomy', directed by Dylan Holmes Williams, which won many accolades including the Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction at Sundance Film Festival 2020.


In the summer of 2019 he filmed the award-winning feature 'Boy Meets Boy', a modern, gay love story, set in Berlin, directed by Daniel Sanchez Lopez, described as "the next great gay love story" by iD Magazine.


Ticket buyers will be contacted by their point of purchase via email, and will be offered the option to exchange their tickets or receive a refund or credit voucher.


Full refunds will be offered to all customers who are unable to move their tickets to an alternative performance.


Show listing information


Synopsis


"It's like you've spent your whole life convincing yourself you wanna be like everyone else.


But you don't, do you?"


King's Head Theatre's wildly popular Queer Season returns this summer, headlined by Shaun Kitchener's (Hollyoaks, Positive) whip-smart domestic drama of love, sex and monogamy.


Taylor and Riley have been living the loved-up suburban dream for nearly a decade.


Nice house, nice town, nice group of respectable straight friends.


But when financial troubles prompt them to rent out their spare room, it's not long before they meet Jamie and Parker - a couple with a totally different outlook to their own.


As tensions rise, wires cross and preconceptions are challenged, the four housemates will be tested to their very limits - and forced to reassess the lives they've built and what it is they really want.


Combining moments of laugh-out-loud hilarity with a profoundly honest look at modern relationships, All That is a razor-sharp riposte to the idea that there's ever a 'right' way to be gay.


Creatives


Author: Shaun Kitchener
Director: James Callàs Ball
Designer: Delyth Evans
Lighting: Jack Weir
Sound: Andrew Reynolds
Production: Tom O'Connell - Producer for Kings Head Theatre

Venue


King's Head Theatre
115 Upper Street
Islington
London
N1 1QN


Dates


From: Friday 30 July 2021

Closed: Saturday 21 August 2021

Tickets


Standard: £10 to £26.50

Concessions:

£16.50

Under 30's (Tuesday's Only) - £10.00

Unwaged (Matinees Only) - £5.00


Links


Show website
ActDrop full listing for All That

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