No, not a resurrection of Alistair Cooke’s programme (for those of a certain age who remember him, and no, I don’t mean the cricketer either.) Actually I mean an email from America to be correct.
It was really nice to get a personal message this week from the authors of our next play wishing us well. Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten are three of the most popular and widely-produced playwrights in the United States. They specialise in writing laugh-out-loud comedies and creating vivid strong roles for women. Between them they have a long pedigree of success writing for American television and theatre. At this side of the pond Jamie Wooten is probably best known as a writer and producer for many seasons of the classic television series The Golden Girls.Our production, The Hallelujah Girls, shows this pedigree to the full with its warmth and humour. It promises to be a great night out – but only if you have booked your tickets….
The Hallelujah Girls tells the hilarious story of a group of women who, realising that time is precious following the loss of a dear friend, turn an abandoned church into a spa and beauty salon: Spa-Dee-Dah! But Sugar-Lee, their high spirited, determined leader, has her hands full keeping the women motivated and coping with obstacles arising from both the present and the past…
Produced by Richard Bateman
Cast: (order of appearance) Dianne Turner, Barbara Failey, Janet Drewery, Rachel Miller, Gill Collins, Nic Johnson, Rob Newton, Wyn Price.
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Production dates are April 27th, 28th, 29th.