‘I have this fantasy that I get thrown into the blades of a helicopter.’
the swirling steam of a Russian Banya, Brian and Darlene sweat through
layers of vulnerability, revealing fantasies, fears, and the unexpected
twists of connection.
Hope This Helps is a new one-act
comedy by Brooklyn-based Gracie Gardner (Athena, The Yard;
Relentless Award Winner for Pussy Sludge) directed by Charles
Quittner (All the Fraudulent Horse Girls, The Glory) featuring Tegen
Hitchens (aka Ginger Phlappage in the London Drag scene) and Cade
Brannan (recent Mountview graduate).
The Pleasance Main House
stage will be transformed into a spa with soothing original music by Brittain
Ashford (Indie music sensation and performer in the original broadway
cast of Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), banya-design
by Matti, atmospheric lighting by Billy Highfield and stage
management by Felicia Jiang.
‘A playwright who is full
throttle funny and wise beyond her years’ New York Times
Rep fulfil all parts of their remit as a queer experimental theatre
company and in this climate, that feels like something to celebrate’ There
Ought to Be Clowns
’One of the most entertaining, least
conventional productions you will see in a while’ Reviews Hub
on Brooklyn Rep's All the Fraudulent Horse Girls
Beginning on 7th March, performances will be
followed by Spa Play Cabaret, a queer cabaret showcase featuring
rotating performances by Brittain Ashford, Frankie Thompson
(9 March), Nat Funni (7 March) and Marcus Zebra, and Mr. G
(8 March) - more performers and dates to be announced!
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