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Metamorphosis, July 2005

Metamorphosis
by Steven Berkoff, after Franz Kafka

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 A B O U T


"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect."

So begins Kafka's unsettling tale of transformation, in which Samsa disappears into a shady life, hidden away from the world by his distraught family. Berkoff's script calls for physical theatre techniques, unusual staging and the imagination of the audience.

 W H E R E   &   W H E N   &   H O W   M U C H

at the Welsh Church Hall

6 adults
3 concessions

advance booking only
every 5th ticket FREE for schools

SPECIAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE:
Tue 12 July 2005, 7pm
followed by 30 minute discussion with cast and directors
MAIN RUN:
Thu 14 July 2005, 8pm
Fri 15 July 2005, 8pm
Sat 16 July 2005, 3pm
Sat 16 July 2005, 8pm

C A S T

Gregor Samsa

Chris Pethers

Mr Samsa

Stephen Balchin

Mrs Samsa

Sonja Wardle

Greta

Ra Chapman

Chief Clerk

Sacha Walker

Lodger 1

Cathy Dodders

Lodger 2

Angela Johnson

Lodger 3

Stephanie Egbe

 P R O D U C T I O N   T E A M

Principal Director

Carla MacLean

Producer / Principal Director

Khadija Cheetham-Slade

Assistant Producer

Jan Prendergast

Assistant Director

Victoria Bettelheim

Lighting design / operation

Robert Bettelheim

Followspot operator

Victoria Bettelheim

Publicity Team

Oliver Clement
Jackie Withnall
Jennifer Moorby

Costume

Rebecca Horne

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Images by and © Dave Gatward

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Images by and © Peter Raggett

 P O S T E R

Poster. Click for larger version
design: Nicola Holland | download flier (.doc)

 R E V I E W

Phyl Romeril: ALWAYS in search of something different, Woodhouse Players chose Steven Berkoff's adaptation of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis for their summer production. It was their first attempt at physical theatre and the production was well staged and equally well performed.

Their use of facial expression, gesture, posture, mime and narration. Directors Khadija Cheethan-Slade and Carla Maclean were obviously well schooled in this style of theatre.


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