CASABLANCA: THE GIN JOINT CUT
PUBLISHED: 13:54 13 September 2012 | UPDATED: 21:51 20 February 2013
In the 70th anniversary of one of the most loved classic films of all time, Casablanca: The Gin Joint Cut presented by Gilded Balloon Productions at the Tobacco Factory
Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe, in the 70th anniversary of one of the most loved classic films of all time, Casablanca: The Gin Joint Cut will be at the Tobacco Factory Theatre from Mon 17 Sat 22 September. A lovingly disrespectful homage to the film, watch as this superb multi-tasking cast whisk you back to Morocco 1941.
This fast-paced, action packed comedy, written and directed by award-winning director Morag Fullarton is a cleverly constructed tribute to the film. It stars the comic actor, Gavin Mitchell impersonating Humphrey Bogart playing Rick Blaine, alongside the amazing cast of Clare Waugh and Jimmy Chisholm. With a wonderful, yet simple set design by the award-winning Kenny Miller.
Casablanca has some of the most iconic scenes and best lines ever written, so why not play it again? But this time in a tiny gin joint, with three actors. Morag Fullartons fast paced distillation will have you raise a Bogart-style eyebrow, shed a Bergman-like tear and drown out the Nazis with a rousing chorus of the Marseillaise.
The show has received 5 star reviews for the plays premiere at Glasgows ran Mr in 2010 as part of a Play, a Pie & a Pint series, which is particularly significant for the Tobacco Factory Theatre, in the season where they are working with ran Mr to bring a Play, a Pie and a Pint to Bristol. Casablanca: The Gin Joint Cut has also received 5 star reviews for its runs at the Tron Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe in 2011 and 2012.
On tour throughout the UK from September, for further details go to www.gildedballoon.co.uk
dazzlinghilariousremains elegantly poised between tribute and spoof... The Scotsman
the comic momentum built is simply irresistible - crammed full of visual, aural, physical and theatrical gags with each and every one hitting the mark View From The Stalls
this truly is a parody worth paying for. FringeGuru
an utterly brilliant reinterpretation and retelling of Casablanca.. The Pulse
Venue: Tobacco Factory Theatre, Raleigh Road,Bristol, BS3 1TF
Dates: 17th 22nd September 2012
Tickets: 8 - 12
Bookings: 0117 902 0344 | tobaccofactorytheatre.com