Thu 28 Feb 13 8pm and 2.30pm MAT
Company of Ten
Annie’s husband is dying of leukaemia, and her fellow WI members decide to raise money for a new sofa for his hospital. The 2003 film is based on an extraordinary true story, which has captured the hearts and imaginations of people across the world. The stage adaptation has become the fastest selling play in British theatre history. A fine play about love, death and enduring friendship. Contains nudity.
Based on the Miramax motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth
Great review of Shakespeare's Will which is coming to the Abbey Theatre Studio on Saturday https://t.co/M41XRHUI0w
Calendar Girls started life as a 2003 comedy film, starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters, and featuring Linda Bassett, Annette Crosbie, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton and Geraldine James. Tim Firth adapted it into a stage play in 2008. According to the Mail On Sunday, the play is ‘marvellous theatre, guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and come out singing Jerusalem.’
Andy Mills is a first-time director for the Company of Ten, having joined last year to appear in Happy Now? Andy has considerable directing experience with other local companies, including KatAlyst. He has most recently been seen at the Abbey Theatre playing the role of Pato in The Beauty Queen of Leenane.
Thursday 28 February 2013, 8pm
Friday 1 March 2013, 8pm
Saturday 2 March 2013, 8pm
Sunday 3 March, 2.30pm
Wednesday 6 March 2013, 8pm
Thursday 7 March 2013, 8pm
Friday 8 March 2013, 8pm
Saturday 9 March 2013, 8pm