WHAT IS THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ABOUT?
The title pretty much says it all. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does!
The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!
THE SMASH HIT OF 2014
Following rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival and a sell out season at the Trafalgar Studios, The Play That Goes Wrong has been expanded and fast became a sell out success at London's Duchess Theatre where it is shattering box office records. The group are now working on Peter Pan Goes Wrong their follow up to The Play That Goes Wrong.
ABOUT MISCHIEF THEATRE COMPANY
Founded in 2008 by a groups of graduates of The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, the company started life as an improvised comedy group. The company has now grown and performs scripted comedy and improvised work in the UK and around the world.
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I feared I was going to hyperventilate.
A triumph of split second timing.
It’s not sophisticated and it’s certainly over-extended; the show’s one-act Fringe origins aren’t hard to spot. Yet, along with the rest of the enthusiastic audience, I laughed continually.
Fiona Mountford, London Evening Standard
It is two parts farce, two parts pantomime, two parts every-trick-in-the-book hokum, two parts garbage and two parts wry, witty material which is sometimes utterly hilarious. The central conceit is that amateur dramatic societies can’t possibly do anything well and that all members of such societies are either pompous self-deluded wannabes or idiotic gurning morons. Like most fallacious and offensive notions, this central conceit provides a rich vein of potential hilarity.
Stephen Collins, BritishTheatre.com
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