The Comedies: A Series of Short Plays

By Harry ter Haar

Directed by: Kevin Russell, Chris Mayo, Stephen Lloyd and Viktor Leandersson

Produced by Glass Half Full Theatre

The Consultation

In a last ditch attempt to turn herself into a legend before it’s too late, Danni Lang, a once famous artist, meets an art thief in a hotel room to try and persuade him to steal her painting from the National Portrait Gallery.

Scaffolding

Donato Bramante (the Pope’s favourite architect) and Michelangelo (the Pope’s favourite artist) find themselves at war over the erection of revolutionary scaffolding which will enable Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

Cheating

After a boozy dinner, two couples get into a heated discussion over what ‘cheating’ means to each of them and to their horror discover that they all have a different understanding of the word.

Protest

A banker confronts his wife after she protests outside his office against bankers’ immoral wages.

I served Hugh Grant an Orange Juice

A waiter at a billionaire’s private party struggles to work out his place in the world as he contemplates his failing career as a writer and his spiritual quest for enlightenment.

Cast:
Nigel Fyfe, Richard Kingsley Dipple, Stephanie Silver and Rachel Fenwick

Harry ter Haar studied at the New York Film Academy and attended The Royal Court Young writer’s programme. His recent short, which he wrote and acted in, won Best Film at CFKFilm festival and his play ‘Scaffolding’ was Highly Commended at the Lost One Act Festival. He is currently working on a sitcom pilot and feature screenplay.

Glass Half Full Theatre are dedicated to telling contemporary stories that are engaging, funny and thought provoking. We aim to make theatre for all, unpretentious, real, hard hitting and FUN! Recent productions include:

★★★★ ‘Our Big Love Story’ The Hope Theatre, 2018

Audience guidance:
Please beware that the plays consider adult themes and corresponding language.

Running time: 2 hours (incl interval)

Show Times

Monday and Tuesday 7.30pm, and also lunchtime on Tuesday 1.30pm

Tickets

All tickets £20.00