The Great gatsby
Created and run by our sister company 'THE GUILD OF MISRULE'. See www.officialgreatgatsby.com for current bookings.
An immersive, free form, site based production of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal jazz age tale.
Told across multiple spaces, where audience are free to roam and pick their own routes through the narrative, the
production is full of red hot jazz, bootleg liquor and intimate encounters.
From big set piece dance routines, to secret meetings and snatched moments, no audience experience will ever be the same.
Encouraged to arrive in 1920s dress, the audience arrive at a secret speakeasy. From here, the performance spaces open up as the narrative expands and we bodily step in to one of Jay Gatsby’s legendary parties. As the story moves forwards, the audience sit in the centre of a tragedy –a night of singing too loud, dancing too hard and reaching too far for the things we cannot grasp.
See here for a review from The British Theatre Guide and here for a review from The Stage.
The production is created by –
Alexander Wright (Belt Up Theatre, York Theatre Royal)
And the original cast: Oliver Tilney, Holly Beasley-Garrigan, Thomas Miller, Amie Burns Walker, Michael Lambourne, Hannah Davies and Phil Grainger