AN innovative new play will be performed in three locations during Coastival.
The peripatetic production will be presented by Beach Hut Theatre in three parts over two days.
Act 1 of Alison Watt’s latest play, a comedy called Love, When It’s Brass, can be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre at 1pm on Saturday 19 February.
Act 2 will be performed in the Palm Court Hotel’s covered carpark at 3.30pm the same day, followed by Act 3 in the town-hall gardens at 1pm the next day.
Love, When It’s Brass is a light-hearted, laugh-out-loud look at love, money and the trials of running a wedding reception.
In a shower of Swarovski crystals and cupcakes, the audience will discover that the course of true love never did run smooth.
Several local businesses with a wealth of experience in creating memorable weddings and special occasions are supporting this adventurous production by donating costumes, props, cakes and flowers.
The Wedding Room is providing a wedding dress and maid of honour’s dress. Wedding Belles has got the groom and father of the bride covered with morning suits. A display of themed wedding cupcakes comes courtesy of Imaginative Icing and the buttonholes are being provided by Louise Florist.
Alison says: “We are delighted to be receiving this fantastic support. It is really important to us that the production looks elegant and sophisticated. This has been made possible by the generosity of these local businesses. Audiences will be able to see for themselves how stylishly Scarborough does weddings, whilst enjoying a piece of comedy theatre at the same time”.
Love, When It’s Brass will also be presented in the more conventional theatrical setting of the library from 2-5 March.
Tickets covering all three parts cost £7 (concessions £5) and can be bought at the tourist information centre in the Brunswick Centre.
The company has been presenting its unique brand of home-grown theatre in the library’s first-floor concert room since 2007.
The idea behind the company is to generate and produce original, popular writing for local audiences. This is their fifth new production featuring locally trained actors.