The Crescent Theatre Company presents
The Long Road
9 - 16 May in the Studio at 7.45pm | Matinees: Sunday 10 & Saturday 16 at 2.45pm
There will be an After Dark discussion following the 19:45 performance on Fri, 15th May. Free to ticket holders.
A chip shop in London. A girl asks a boy for a pound. He refuses. High on drugs, she stabs him to death. For his family the need for revenge corrodes.
When his mother decides that the only way to halt this destructive spiral of hate is to meet the girl face to face she little realises that their initial disastrous meetings can lead to understanding and conciliation. A brilliant, thought provoking play to move and inspire.
Tickets: £11 | £10 Concessions | Sunday Matinee only £6
"Just got back home from a great production of 'The Long Road'. I'm not gonna lie- Shelagh Stephenson's play tackles a hard subject, and isn't for those looking for 90 minutes of fun and frivolity. But the quality of acting and direction, together with a glimpse afforded the audience of how so unbearable (but not impossible) a task forgiveness is to undertake in some circumstances, makes this production essential viewing. Recommended." T.F.
"This production really deserved a bigger audience. The portrayals were excellent and the subject matter was approached wonderfully. There production was emotional and there were some lovely moments of humour. I know that there are only a couple of performances left, but this really is one to see. [I enjoyed] The performances from the cast. The effective use of lighting to focus on character and scene change."
Dan/Joe Pritchard - Harry Clarke/Liam Cobb
Mary Pritchard - Joanne Hill
Elizabeth McKellan - Danielle Spittle
John Pritchard - Roger Saunders
Emma Price - Grace Hussey-Burd
Director - Jaz Davison
Production Assistants - Kush Chahal & Les Stringer
Stage Manager - Gillie Churcher
Set Concept - Jaz Davison
Set Construction - Keith Harris
Lighting Design - Pete Laver
Properties - Emma Kirk
Sound Design - Patrick Ryan & Jaz Davison
Wardrobe - Pat Brown & Vera Dean
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