Stop!...The Play is a new comedy, having first been produced by Hatch It Productions
in June 2015 at Trafalgar Studios. However it is fast becoming performed more widely
up and down the country, with the pain experienced by the cast in the play being
all too familiar to amateur and professional performers alike!
Five neurotic actors, one stressed Stage Manager, a crazed director, an invisible
playwright and an escaped monkey are desperately rehearsing the world's worst play,
which keeps being rewritten. And every rewrite is more hilariously terrible than
the one before. And although It really shouldn't, somehow, the show manages to go
"Stop! ...The Play is a fist-bitingly funny send-up of everything bad about bad theatre.
A roar-out-loud gem of side-splitting brilliance" Grumpy Gay Critic *****
6 rewrites, 4 men, 3 ladies, 2 acts, and more than likely the one and only performance
you will ever see of Hildred McCanns ‘The Dark Heart of Art’ (working title).
Directed by John O’Leary-Fawcett (new title) and Assisted by Katy Elliott, The Griffin
Players are thrilled to be performing this play at Dunstable Rep from Wed 2nd to
Sat 5th October 2019.