This play is not only very funny it is also very moving. It has hidden depths and is multi layered . The four characters are beautifully fleshed out and each character has a journey within the play. Dog Days is unpredictable and never boring. The young couple, the suited and booted Tony, and Hayley all height and eyeliner are a strong contrast to the older couple of John and Cate. Optmism and youth square up to age and maturity when the tussle of the house selling process begins. What seems a straightforward sale is far from that...and this hilarious romps leads the audience into the dark waters of love loss and real estate. This is theatre at its best...entertaining relevant ...laugh out loud. It is so funny and witty..I defy anybody not to laugh.
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
This forward-thinking pub theatre is dedicated to freshly-baked writing, artistic directors Paul Robinson doing a sterling job of rooting out brave new works for their tiny stage. Having launched in 2002 with an outstanding line up that included writers such as Dennis Kelly, Phil Porter and Rachael Wagstaff, the ambitious 65-seater has since had great success, most notably winning an Olivier for best new play (Katori Hall’s ‘The Mountaintop’) in 2010.
What's on at Theatre 503
Fringe, Drama, Kids' theatre
- Rating: 4/5
- Critics' choice
Sleeping Trees’s new show ‘Cinderella and the Beanstalk’ is a mega-mix pantomime medley: a story that cooks up the adventures of all of your favourite fairytale heroes, heroines and villains into a stage stew and then adds a dash of panto pandemonium...