The Visit

Gap I production – October 2017 by Friedrich Dürrenmatt Directed by Amanda Crewes Is money the root of all evil? Or is it people themselves? The tragicomic story looks at an impoverished town offered $1 million if they kill a woman’s former lover – and, while the townspeople initially refuse, their resolve is worn down by the allure of wealth. “Although first performed in 1956, this grotesque fable with its icy humour and bizarre fantastical, yet magical, moments quite undoubtedly holds a mirror up to our modern lives,” Crewes said.      ...

Clinchfield

Gap II production – June 2017 by Caleb Lewis Directed by Adam Mitchell “Trace a lie to its beginnings and you might find the truth.” Clinchfield is an epic tale that follows the arrival of the Sparks World Famous Circus in the town of Kingsport. Based on real life events Clinchfield explores the deepest fears and desires of the citizens of Kingsport – they must search for truth, though is the truth they are searching for the truth they need?      ...

Dancing With The Devil

Gap II production – April 2017 a  Gap II self-devised piece Directed by Hermione Gehle You can’t shake the devil’s hand and say you’re only kidding. Dancing with the Devil is a story that needs to be told…courageously. This gritty, explosive and honest production explores the gut-wrenching reality that our young adults face everyday, a story that is often swept under the carpet at the cost of many young lives. Who is the real victim here?      ...

The Brick & The Rose

Gap II production – November 2016   by Lewis John Carlino Directed by Adam Mitchell A kaleidoscopic drama of a young boy of the slums, from the moment of his birth in a charity hospital, until his tragic death. In an effort to find something besides “hardness and hitting out, and twisted people all afraid”, Tommy turns to narcotics, and thus creates his own world: one in which he is not constantly gnawed by an acute awareness of the meaninglessness of what is going on around him. He meets Alice, in whom he sees his life-long search for beauty: the rose behind the hard brick city. He knows that he has only touched this beauty for an instant, and he sees it moving farther away from him....