Sunday, May 6, 2012
One Man, Two Guvnors in Burlington
Thursday night, my husband and I were passing the time with some reading material when he shouted out "Hang on....!". There was an advertisement from one of our local movie theatres declaring that One Man, Two Guvnors would be playing on Saturday afternoon as part of a series to bring Broadway and West-End theatre to people around the globe. This was great news!
Twenty-four people congregated around the centre seats of the vast theatre and we laughed our way through the next three hours. There was a fifteen minute intermission and everyone chatted to their neighours about how we liked the play thus far so it did feel just like being at the theatre...minus the massive curtains, balconies and glasses of wine. James Corden was perfect, ditto for Oliver Chris, Jemima Rooper was not only wonderful but adorable too. We spilled out of the theatre and into the lobby mixing with the throngs of kids holding buckets of popcorn waiting to see The Avengers. Not exactly the Strand but we had a fabulous time.
Frankenstein, with Benedict Cumberbatch, is scheduled for next month!