Directed by George Nolan Produced by Regan Lay and Stage Managed by David Dehate and Nicole Mitoraj Synopsis - An anthology play featuring various stories all centred around cheese ranging from five to twenty minutes in length. The play seeks to guide its audience through different genres of theatre — farce, kitchen sink drama, fantasy, horror and more. We transition seamlessly from one world into another, and some of them manage to overlap. It’s certainly a diverse show full of surprises!
'Machinal' by Sophie Treadwell
Directed by Isaac Gavin Produced by Alice Dyer Stage Managed by Kianna White, Imogen Cowburn, and Michael Kezaala
Synopsis - 'A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them. She subsequently marries her boss, whom she finds repulsive. After having a baby with him, she has an affair with a younger man who fuels her lust for life. Driven to murder her husband, she is convicted of the crime and is executed in the electric chair.'
'The Lost Songbird' by Ian Quint Leisner
Directed by Ian Quint Leisner Produced by Maia Kapoor and Uma Naicker Stage Managed by Alex Wilson and Amy Brook Choreographed by Kyle Andrews Musical Direction by Morgan Medway and Alex Oswald Synopsis - A lost protagonist, a meddling narrator, and a lion with impostor’s syndrome team up to find a legendary songbird, and discover their own music along the way.
Upcoming LUTG Shorts 2023
'Art' by Yasmina Reza
Directed by Isaac Gavin Produced by Jasper Isaacs Stage Managed by David Dehate Synopsis - 'The comedy, which raises questions about art and friendship, concerns three long-time friends, Serge, Marc, and Yvan. Serge, indulging his penchant for modern art, buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. Marc is horrified, and their relationship suffers considerable strain as a result of their differing opinions about what constitutes "art". Yvan, caught in the middle of the conflict, tries to please and mollify both of them.'
Being performed 13th May 2023 in the Jack Hylton Room at 5pm