The Actor's Nightmare
    By Christopher Durang

    19:30, Tue 19th – Sat 23rd October 2010 at Corpus Playroom
    Michaelmas Week 2

    A man finds himself inexplicably backstage one day. When confronted by the stage manager, it becomes apparent that he is mistaken as the understudy for a well-known actor and must perform in his stead. Literally forced on stage, he attempts to recall his lines; however, the play inconsistently shifts between scenes from 'Private Lives', 'Hamlet', 'Checkmate', and 'A Man for All Seasons'. In the final scene of 'A Man for all Seasons', he is alarmed to learn that he must play the part of Sir Thomas Moore - and the inevitable execution seems a bit too real for his liking ...

    with the funding of Clare Actors and the Alcock Players


    Production Team

    Stage Manager
    Lighting Designer