BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

by Neil Simon
27 May – 6 July
 
 
27 May – 6 July
Performances daily at 7.30pm, ex. Sundays

Ticket sales from 29 April 2019

no Performance on May 30

60 min
20 min
55 min
approx. at 9.45 pm
 
 

Synopsis


Neil Simon’s irresistible Barefoot in the Park established him as a master of comedy with his sharp wit and vivid characterisations. The original Broadway production featured Robert Redford, who was later joined by Jane Fonda in the hit 1967 movie.

Fresh off a six-day honeymoon at the Plaza Hotel, free-spirited, fun-loving Corie and her buttoned-down husband Paul, a lawyer, move into their new apartment in New York City to begin their wonderful life as newly-weds. However, romance turns out a bit of a challenge when it has to be sustained in a one room, fifth floor walk-up with a broken skylight that lets in the cold and occasional snowfall in equal measures. Surprise visits from Corie’s meddling mother and their eccentric upstairs neighbour Velasco, who uses their bedroom window as an emergency exit to his flat, lead to further frustration. When Corie has the “brilliant” idea to set up her lonely mum with Velasco, the disastrously hilarious dinner only accelerates the impending fall out between the formerly madly-in-love spouses. When opposites attract it takes a little patience to get through daily routine – walking barefoot in the park together might be a good start…

A bubbling, rib-tickling comedy. –New York Times

A delight. –The Stage
 

Cast & Creative Team


Hollie Sullivan
Toby Gaffney
Kevin Brock
Cai Brigden
Claire Lacey
Michael Fenner

Philip Dart
Ken Harrison
Philip d’Orléans
 
 
There will be one interval of twenty minutes.,

The video and/or audio recording of this performance by any means whatsoever are strictly prohibited.