classic to be performed in Burnham-On-Sea this Saturday
drama classic will be performed at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre
this Saturday (20th February).
group Blue Sky Theatre & Arts are producing Samuel Becketts
'Waiting for Godot', a tragicomedy set on a lonely country road.
for Godot' is a play that divided audiences when it was first
performed in 1953 and since then it's gained critical acclaim
and a reputation as a challenging work.
didnt know what to expect," stage manager Rebecca Strickland
never seen the play before but Id heard it was unconventional.
I wasnt ready for how funny the script would be, or how
much deep the characters relationships would be."
Sky Theatre and Arts facilitates the expression and integration
of artists in recovery from addiction. Founded in Burnham-On-Sea
at The Princess Theatre, Blue Sky has spread its wings to work
with people in recovery throughout the South West."
Lewis Coleman added: "As actors, we talk a lot about Steptoe
and Son and Rising Damp. There is comedy in the tragedy of loneliness
is something real about it and most of us can relate to it in
some way. As recovering addicts, we spent a long time waiting,
waiting for the next drink or drug; waiting for help. Because
sometimes we are not capable of anything else."
in the waiting there is life. Some of us delve into ourselves
and try to understand what makes us tick; others are content to
just mope and moan with the punches."
Tickets for 'Waiting for Godot' are priced at £8 (or £6
concession), available from the Princess Theatre & Arts Centre
The performance starts at 7.30pm.