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"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. "
(Macbeth: Act V Scene V)


'Ordinary Days' by Adam Gwon

June 2018


Directed and Designed by: Polly King
Musical Director: Guy Middlemiss
Lighting by: Nigel Greenaway
Cast: Timothy Brown, Elliott Griffiths, Stephanie Napier and Danni Stembridge

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This production was presented in association with Creative Minds Productions

Ordinary Days is an original one-act musical by exciting new writer/composer, Adam Gwon. It has a refreshingly honest and funny score of vibrant and memorable songs.
When Deb loses her most precious possession - the notes to her graduate thesis - she unwittingly starts a chain of events that turns the ordinary days of four New Yorkers into something extraordinary. Told through a series of intricately connected songs and vignettes, Ordinary Days is about growing up and enjoying the view.

'…...a heartfelt and clever look at life in modern-day New York.' (‘Time Out’, New York)

REVIEW OF 'ORDINARY DAYS' by NIGEL DAMS
Ordinary Days was a delightful surprise. In a very intimate setting, with no more staging than a few boxes, director Polly King conjured New York, complete with the Metropolitan museum, a taxi cab, an apartment, a skyscraper roof and sundry street scenes. All the scene changes were done by the four performers with very pleasing continuity.
The performers were outstanding throughout - each bringing a satisfying and believable mix of emotions and power to their characters, all while acting, speaking, singing and moving boxes, which I thought required more than the usual amount of skill, practice and focus. They did it superbly, and the scene with the storm of paper from the rooftops was epic - really, really effective.
Ms King and the entire cast and crew deserve high praise for this unexpected gem of a performance.


COMMENTS FROM OUR AUDIENCE ON 'ORDINARY DAYS'

Congratulations on the show last night it was impressive!

Such a challenging show to put on!

It was very professional and fast-paced

All four of the actors are very talented indeed

This type of show requires an incredible combination of acting and singing skills and a director with vision and insight

Well done to everyone involved


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