The Sweethearts Casting Announced

The Sweethearts at the Finborough Theatre

Casting has been announced today for The Sweethearts, a new play to be staged at the Finborough Theatre to be staged from 22 September – 17 October 2015. A world premiere, originally seen as a staged reading as part of Vibrant 2014 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, The Sweethearts is a new play by exciting new playwright Sarah Page. Coco, Mari and Helena are The Sweethearts, a manufactured girl band who are rarely off the front page of the tabloids. In need of some positive publicity, they travel to Afghanistan to do a special gig for the troops at Camp Bastion before the base is handed over to Afghan officials. A group of battle weary soldiers, chosen to protect these three beautiful celebrities, eagerly await their arrival. But when there’s an attack on the base, The Sweethearts and the soldiers are thrown together and forced to wait it out … Read more