The Young Company's production comes to life on stage
16 Mar 2023
Oxford Playhouse Young Company stages an energetic production of the classic Italian comedy A Servant To Two Masters
Oxford Playhouse Young Company will stage their brand-new production this weekend – an adaptation by Lee Hall of Carlo Goldoni’s classic Italian comedy A Servant To Two Masters. Performed in a newly created studio theatre on the main stage, this classic comedy is performed by ten talented cast members from The Playhouse Young Company, whose other recent productions have included The Wonderful World of Dissocia, Nell Gwynn and Jane Eyre. Made in the heart of Oxford, the production team is drawn entirely from The Playhouse team and is directed by Paul Simpson, Participation Manager for Oxford Playhouse.
Commenting on the production Paul Simpson said: “Working on this show has been a fantastic collaboration with incredibly hard-working young artists, technicians and stage crew, whose work I am incredibly excited to share with audiences this weekend. We’re so proud to say that our performances are now all sold out, which is testament to the incredible energy of this young company and their talent, this time stretching their comedic muscles in Carlo Goldoni’s Italian classic. Slapstick, wordplay, and Commedia stock characters bring this story of deception and disguise to life.”
The wily and greedy servant Truffaldino always has his mind on his stomach and his pocket. Deciding to navigate service between two masters, he becomes entangled in a web of miscommunication and disguise. A fast-paced plot of tricks and absurd mishaps sees our characters uncover mistaken identities and unmask outright deceptions.
Oxford Playhouse Young Company is open to young people aged 17 – 25 with a commitment and passion for performance. Members build skills in voice, movement, and expression, preparing for performances on Oxford Playhouse main stage. For more information about getting involved with Oxford Playhouse Young Company, click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org