The Phoenix Players presents
by Matthew Barber, from the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim.
Directed by Sally Lovejoy
Charmed by a beguiling advertisement and tired of a rainy London winter on top of their domestic problems, Lottie persuades Rose to get away from it all - and their husbands - by renting San Salvatore, a villa in Italy, for the month of April. They reluctantly recruit two other ladies to share both the cost and experience.
At San Salvatore, the sunshine and wisteria weave their magic, attitudes change, visitors arrive and new friendships, laughter, love and happiness return to change all their lives.
Set in the 1920s, this is a delightful, funny and heart-warming play. Don't miss it!
"As good as they come….a lush, thoroughly refreshing theatrical holiday. Escape has seldom seemed so sweet. A magical triumph" - Los Angeles Times
"A comical, restorative journey of discovery....from darkness to light, from inhibition to unrestrained joy. Beautiful and theatrically rewarding" - Variety
"Enchanted April is that rarity: a play where every single element falls perfectly into place....a show that leaves you positively glowing" - NYTheatre
"Hopeful and joyous...carries the wonderful message that anyone's life can be transformed for the better" - What's On Stage
"Delightful....an evening full of hope and joy....bellissimo!" - British Theatre Guide
"A beautfully crafted play with a poetically poignant script" - The Stage
2003 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play
|Lotty Wilton||Emily Roberts|
|Mellersh Wilton||Steven King|
|Rose Arnott||Clare Brown|
|Frederick Arnott||Courtenay Merchant|
|Caroline Bramble||Emma Hartup|
|Antony Wilding||Nic Gratton|
|Mrs Graves||Jean Belt|
|Stage Manager||Sandra Gilbert|
|Props||Anne Despres, Nigel Margetts & Stephanie Trinci|
|Lighting||Alan Wrixon, Will Thomas|
|Box Office & Mailing list||Daphne Breakspear|
|Front of House manager||Dennis Breakspear|
|Ticket sales||Pauline Eldridge|
|Set design team||Sally Lovejoy, Nigel Margetts, Colin Wilkins & Dennis Breakspear|
Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 April 2015 at 7.30pm
The Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon. SN1 4BJ.
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