California Suite
by Neil Simon
8th - 14th October 1994
~ Directed by Chris Janes ~

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A humorous confection divided into four parts.

In Visitor from New York, Hannah, a magazine writer is joined by her ex-husband, the question being with whom should their daughter spend the next six months? The banter flies fast and furious but Hannah's well-wrought artifice crumbles as her fears take hold.

The Visitor from Philadelphia is a wife who arrives at the suite, catching her husband "en flagrante delicto" with a drunken hooker.

Visitors from London brings a British star as Academy Award nominee. Diana returns from the ceremony empty-handed to husband Sidney whose homosexuality will be no comfort tonight.

The Visitors from Chicago are two couples ending a disastrous vacation they should not have shared.

Cast
Maggie NixHannah Warren
Davina FosterBeth Hollender
Davina FosterMillie Michaels
Ray NewtonMort Hollender
Ray NewtonMarvin Michaels
Chris McCulloughStu Fraklin
Chris McCulloughSidney Nichols
Chris McCulloughWilliam Warren
Maggie NixGert Franklin
Maggie NixDiana Nichols
Jo BurnhamBunny
Crew
Mark JamesStage Manager
Betty JanesProduction Secretary
Richard HensonSet Design
Pippa CookeWardrobe
Karen JanesSet Dressing
Jo BurnhamSet Dressing
Pat LeeProps
Jo BurnhamProps
Jean WalkerPrompt
Simon LeeLights
Andy LeeSound
The MondaynightersSet Construction

Photos by Alan Barnes