Death Defying Acts (2013)

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Poster by Chaz Doyle

by Woody Allen, David Mamet and Elaine May

Directed by Anton Krause

Performances: Tue 21st – Sat 25th May 2013, Prompt Corner


To present works by these three great writersin one evening and with such a talented cast and crew gives me nothing but pleasure. The first show I directed at SLT was Woody Allen's Play It Again Sam in 1997 and my third was Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, so I feel that I am coming full circle and returning to two of the authors whose work made me want to direct theatre in the first place (and am happy to welcome Elaine May into the fold). Anton Krause


An Interview by David Mamet

Hotline by Elaine May

Central Park West by Woody Allen



Mine Bar for rehearsal space; James Hough for the loan of the Luger; the cast and crew of Bent and The Boy Friend; Chaz Doyle and the Brontë team; Emmaus for the loan of furniture; Alan Buckman; Siobhan Campbell; Box office, front of house and bar staff and all the volunteers who keep SLT going.


I'd like to say thank you to all the cast for a very entertaining evening, with many sparkling performances. A great cast with some great lines to deliver. Well done to Anton and all his cast, with my particular Oscar going to Helen, for wonderful performances in two contrasting roles. Try your hardest to get a ticket for tonight if you can. Go on - treat yourself!

Jeanette Hoile


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