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Preview: Floorboards at Newcastle Alphabetti Theatre
CO-PRODUCTION COMING TO ALPHABETTI
Newcastle Alphabetti Theatre
Tuesday 7th - Saturday 18th
Two of the region's most
exciting theatre companies are joining forces to bring a brand new dark comedy
to Alphabetti Theatre this spring!
Both ODDMANOUT Theatre Company and The Worriers are coming
together to present 'Floorboards', a new play about how far someone is willing
to be pushed before they break.
enough people walk over a floorboard, one day it will crack.
The play written by Steve Byron, writer of Walter and
co-writer of recent success Bacon Knees and Sausage Fingers explores
those who walk over others and those who are walked over. Those that have a big
voice and little to say and those who have so much to say but little or no
voice to say it with. Those that push buttons and those who’s buttons are
tells the story of James, a kind soul who offered a spare room to Nellist, an
old school friend for a few days. That was two years ago and Nellist is still
there, bringing his chaotic and sometime dangerous life to James door. Near to
breaking point, James dreams of his quiet life back but Nellist, one of life’s
leeches has tapped into James vein and has no intention of letting go till
there’s nothing left.
just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year. Pink Floyd
was such a nice man, a quiet man. Would do anything for anyone. A bit of a
worrier though. Always worried what other people thought. The other one? He was
far from a quiet. Only looked out for No. 1 and never gave a damn what anyone
else thought. I didn’t care for that one at all. I am shocked by what happened,
but not surprisedA Neighbour
opens at Newcastle Alphabetti Theatre Tuesday 7th May 2019 and runs
until Saturday 18th May (with no shows Sunday and Monday 12th/13th)
Show Begins: 7:30pm Tickets: Pay What You Feel Age Recommendation:14+ Running Time: 1 hour 30 mins, including interval