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'One Slight Hitch' by Lewis Black- South Australian Premiere

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'One Slight Hitch' by American comedian, author, playwright, Lewis Black is coming to the Domain Theatre at Marion Cultural Centre this October for a strictly limited season.

Proudly presented by the Galleon Theatre Group, the acclaimed play is reminiscent of the works of Neil Simon.

Set in Cincinnati, in the Summer of 1981, 'One Last Hitch' tells the tale of 'Doc' and Delia Coleman on the morning of the wedding day of their eldest daughter Courtney, a successful New York based writer.

The 'hitch' of the main title is the unexpected arrival of Courtney's ex-boyfriend Ryan. Then there's Courtney's single sister, Melanie who regularly hits the liquor cabinet and their teenage sister P.B., who acts as the play's narrator.

'One Slight Hitch' is highlighted with snappy wisecracks and keen social observation as the family come together on the wedding day; it's sure to be a hit with Australian audiences.

The production will be directed by Kym Clayton and star Andrew Clark, Maxine Grubel, Jabez Retallick, Laura Antoniazzi, Megan Langford, Molly McCormack and Luke Budgen.

Director Kym Clayton notes;

"Lewis Black's humour is frequently irreverent and is oh so funny! His characters are larger than life, and like any good comedy, we can see a bit of ourselves in each of them, even if it hurts!"

"Our cast is a strong mix experienced actors, who have been nominated for awards, and relative newcomers to the stage who are already making their mark. The younger cast members have greatly enjoyed the challenge of creating believable characters that belong in a period before they were even a twinkle in their parent's eyes!"

Tickets for the upcoming season - which will run October 22nd to November 1st - are now on sale: performance times and dates are as follows:

  • Preview Wednesday 22nd October 2014: 8.00pm

  • Thursday 23rd October 2014 to Saturday 25th October 2014: 8.00pm

  • Thursday 30th October 2014 to Saturday 1st November 2014: 8.00pm

  • Saturday 1st November 2014: 2.00pm & 8:00pm

    Tickets are priced $22 or $18 concession except for Preview night which is $15 (limited seating available).

    Cabaret seating available (but book early). You can bring your own basket supper. All drinks and other snacks can be purchased from Signatures Cafe in the Foyer.

    To make a booking, please go to TryBookings or email bookings@galleon.org.au or call Joy on 0437-609-577.

    For more information on this upcoming production, please visit www.galleon.org.au/oneSlightHitch.php


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    When: October 22nd to November 1st
    Where: Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre, Oaklands Park
    Cost: Preview $15, Adults $22, Conc. $18
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    Great to see this coming to my local theatre!
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