THE STEFAN GOLASZEWSKI PLAYS

* * * * * Daily Telegraph * * * * * The Independent * * * * Whatsonstage Wed 2 Dec, 2009 - Sat 9 Jan, 2010

Stefan Golaszewski and Richard Jordan Productions Ltd in association with the Bush Theatre and United Agents

Following their successful debuts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2008 & 2009, The Stefan Golaszewski Plays are presented for the first time together. The plays give us a glimpse into one man's love at two very different stages of life.

Stefan Golaszweksi Speaks About A Girl He Once Loved is a bruising one-man show about being 18, in love and unable to cope. In Walthamstow, in 1999, a girl and a boy meet in a pub. One day later it is over. The boy is still trying to deal with it. He has written a play about it.

Stefan Golaszewski Is A Widower forms the second part of the evening. In 2054, Stefan Golaszewski's wife died. Now, in 2056, crushed, alone and 76 years old, he revisits their life together and performs a one-man play dedicated to her memory.

Stefan Golaszewski was the recipient of a 2008 Fringe First Award and nominated as Best Actor in the Stage Newspaper Acting Awards. As part of comedy troupe Cowards, he has had series on BBC4 and on Radio 4.

 
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What the papers say

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5 STARS The Stefan Golaszewski Plays

The confidence of his performance and the uncensored emotional truth of his writing, are truly exceptional.

Daily Telegraph, by Charles Spencer

5 STARS The Stefan Golaszewski Plays

An indecently talented writer... intoxicating. The next Stefan Golaszewski play can't come soon enough.

The Independent, by Paul Taylor

creatives

Direction & Design - Phillip Breen

 

cast includes

Stefan Golaszewski

 

details

Dates - 2 December - 9 January
Mon-Sat - 7.30pm
Sat Matinee - 9 January (£13)
Previews - 2-3 December 7.30pm (£13 (£9 concs))
Press Night - 4 December
No Performances - 24-26 December, 28, 31 December, 1 January
Running Time - Approx 2 hours 20 mins (including interval)
Prices - £15 (£13 concs)