The Producers

The Producers – 20th to 24th March 2018

Cast List:

Max – Neal Edlin
Leo – Joe Porte
Ulla – Sarah Brodie
Roger – John Ainsley
Carmen – Richard Foot
Franz – Nathan Major

Ensemble:

Christian Brodie, David Fry, Ian Appleyard, James Galer, Joe Spence, Kevin Hickson, Kieran Danby, Luke Cardwell, Luke Gillingham, Mark Jardine, Owen Hyde, Robin Siddle, Russell Fallon, Terry Halliwell.

Abigail Potter, Alice Hemmingway, Alice Kitching, Bethany Headland, Elaine Windass, Esther Williams, Georgia Wormald, Gill Cowper, Hannah Wilson, Isabel Walker, Joanne Holmes, Kate Wade, Katherine Fitzgerald, Kelly Lighfoot, Linda Burgess, Liz Carmichael, Lucy Marshall, Shirley Watts.

Dancers:

Kerry Bailey, Vicki Brownlee, Kayleigh-Louise Carter, Rachel Gilroy, Allison Owen, Sophie Robinson, Olivia Stocks, Karen Todman, Ellie Whiteford, Nicola Wilson.

 

 

 

The Bakers Wife

THE BAKER’S WIFE – 18TH TO 22ND JULY 2017, Hull Truck Theatre

“The Baker’s Wife” cast

Aimable – Neal Edlin
Genevieve – Hannah Wilson
Dominique – Joe Porte
Denise – Samantha Flanagan
Claude – David Phillips
Marquis – Chris Holmes
Teacher – Richard Foot
Priest – Terry Halliwell
Barnaby – Mark Jardine
Hortense – Nicola Wilson
Antoine – Joseph Spence
Doumergue – James Galer
Pierre – Luke Cardwell
Simone – Sarah North
Nicole – Rachel Waters
Inez – Yasmin Roe
Therese – Katherine Fitzgerald
Philippe – Nathan Major

Ensemble:

Francois – Luke Gillingham
Louis – Kevin Hickson
Camille – Christian Brodie
Gustave – David Fry
Madeleine – Sally Hague
Georgette – Lucy Marshall
Sophie – Emily Drewry
Gabrielle – Elaine Windass
Helene – Gill Cowper
Celestine – Isabel Walker
Marie – Liz Carmichael

The Bakers Wife

“The Baker’s Wife” is a fantastic romantic musical comedy written by Stephen Schwartz, the writer of such shows as Godspell and Wicked in conjunction with Joseph Stein, the man behind Fiddler On The Roof.

The bickering residents of a rural village in Provence, France in 1935 have been without a baker for seven weeks. They finally find peace and contentment in a newly arrived, middle-aged baker Aimable, and his attractive young wife Genevieve whom they initially mistake for his daughter. However, when Genevieve is lured away by a handsome young gigolo, the baker loses all zest for life and baking. When he refuses to bake, the villagers must put aside their differences and work as a team to bring Aimable and Genevieve back together. It’s in turns funny, romantic, poignant and joyously uplifting, celebrating the power of love, community and forgiveness.

This delightful musical showcases some of Schwartz best ever songs (including humorous chorus numbers, power ballads and haunting melodies) with a strong ensemble of quirky characters and many featured roles; it’s what Hessle Theatre Company does best!

Avenue Q, Trekkie Monster

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Trekkie K Monster

What kind of person are you: Me a very private person, in fact me don’t leave me room much.  Me like to…use my computer.

So what’s your story:  Me have always had keen interest in “online films”…me like to have large bandwidth to help me downloading large Internet content.

What happens to you: Me go on a voyage of self discovery. Me discover outside world! Me also learn to be generous to others less fortunate.

Tell us about your relationships with others in the avenue: Well, Princeton is my nearest neighbour, he seems nice, me invite him for a movie night but he doesn’t seem interested, Lucy is me future wife, she doesn’t know it yet but we’re destined to make beautiful monster babies.

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: For anyone coming to the show, thank you, also me single, and wanting to get into the adult film industry, me casting coach is getting cold…

Anything else you’d like us to know: Me bored now!  Me need to check me Internet history!


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Bad Idea Bears

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hey, we’re the Bad Idea Bears – Blake & Betty (brother & sister)

What kind of bears are you:
Blake: My sister and I LOVE people to have a good time. You only live once so have fun, right?
Betty: I am often  described as seemingly sweet and innocent. I am mischievous and cheeky, with an incredibly cute charm that’ll make anyone fall in love.

So what’s your story:
Blake:
 When we think people need some guidance on how to make themselves happy, we’ll appear in no time. Everybody is our friend! YAAAAAY!
Betty: I give good idea’s really, popping up into people’s imagination. They may feel down or lost in life so I like to lend a little helping paw.

What happens to you:
Blake: We spend the show encouraging fun and happy times from Princeton, Kate and the others, but I guess sooner or later, we’re going to have to settle down a bit.
Betty: I find scientology. Yeeeeeeeeey!!

Tell us about your relationships with others in the avenue:
Blake: 
My sister and I are inseparable, we’ve been through loads together. Because of how close we are, we nearly ALWAYS get our own way when telling people what they should do. Ehehehe!
Betty: 
My brother and I have an extremely close relationship. We don’t go anywhere without each other and are keen on being a team! We look out for each other, always working together to cheer people up by creating these good idea’s we have, although everyone else says they’re bad!

A personal message for anyone coming to the show:
Blake:  THE MORE THE MERRIER SO GET MORE PEOPLE TO COME WITH YOU. If it’s not sold out, our cuteness will fade away AND WE’LL CRY . . . . . Pleeeeeeaase?
Betty: You’re all in for a treat, especially because you’re going to see us bears! After all, we all know we’re the true stars of the show.


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Kate Monster

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Kate Monster

What kind of person are you: I’m kind of pretty and pretty damn smart. I like romance and Art. And my dream is to open and teach in my own school for monsters.

So what’s your story:  I am unlucky in love. I am very passionate about my job.

What happens to you: Well I meet this amazing guy, well who I think is amazing…although it doesn’t turn out well. I discover things about myself and others. I may or may not fulfil my life’s dream.

Tell us about your relationships with others in the avenue: Princeton is my love interest…God, he is handsome. We go on a journey together. We are both young and both have our own hopes and dreams. They just don’t always go hand in hand. Christmas Eve is a close friend of mine, although she isn’t always articulate, what she says is right. She always offers me advice and help when I need it…especially when it comes to guys.

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: I hope you enjoy Avenue Q. It has a mix of emotions that will have you falling in love with the characters.


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Lucy

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Lucy

What kind of person are you: I am a confident, sexy woman with a very high sex drive. I like to cause trouble and I don’t believe in monogamy.

So what’s your story: I have craved fame from an early age due to the neglect of my family and I have managed to star in a range of low budget adult films. I now work as a cabaret singer but often give the guests more than they’ve bargained for.

What happens to you: I seduce the naive, young Princeton causing problems between him and hopeless romantic Kate.

Tell us about your relationships with others in the avenue: I have a brief fling with Princeton but I dump him when he starts to get too clingy. I have a number of heated exchanges with Kate as we are fighting for the attention of the same guy (Princeton).

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: To all the gentlemen in the audience – I hope you enjoy my ‘set’


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Nicky

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Nicky

What kind of person are you: I’m a laid back guy, some might call me lazy and messy, but I like to think of it as a relaxed lifestyle.

So what’s your story: I’ve been best buddies with my roommate Rod for as long as I can remember. I’ve always struggled with holding down a job but luckily I have a tonne of friends that always have my back.

What happens to you: During the show I learn that sometimes you have to go through a tough situation before you really appreciate what you have.  I also learn that you should respect other peoples’ feelings a bit more.

Tell us about your relationships with others in the avenue: Rod’s been my best buddy ever since the day we met. Sometimes our friendship can get a little strained as he’s always so uptight, but we usually work our differences out. Me and Brian are buddies too! Like me, he struggles to hold down a job, which means we have more time to hang out. During the show we get to hang out a lot when I go and stay with him for a while!

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: You’re gonna love it


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Rod

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Rod

What kind of person are you: I pride myself on being very punctual, neat, and organised. I enjoy reading classics novels. I try to be calm but if people get on my case, sometimes my ugly side can make an appearance.

So what’s your story: I’ve lived on Avenue Q for several years now, my neighbours and roommates have become a second family to me. I’m an investment banker who comes from a republican background.

What happens to you: I go through a journey of acceptance of who I am.

WTell us about your relationships with others in the avenue: Nicky has been my roommate from many years, we have our good days and bad days, recently he has really learnt to strike a nerve with me on a touchy subject.Christmas Eve, is a friend I can really open up to. Due to her being a therapist she always gives helpful advice.

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: I apologise in advance but I hope you can learn something about life from our show.

Anything you would like us to know: I apologise for Donald Trump.


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Mrs T

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Mrs T

What kind of person are you: Years of teaching has made me a bit crabby, but resilient, I can recover from major surgery in about 3 hours.  I am fair and I like to give people opportunities.

So what’s your story: I’ve dedicated my life to being an educator, you don’t need to know anything about my personal life – the children may read this and then they won’t respect me.

What happens to you: I get heart replacement surgery and have my fears about employing monsters (they are notoriously lazy you know) realised when Kate Monster badly lets me down

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: I hope you learn something from the show – every day can be a school day


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.

Avenue Q, Princeton

Want to know a little bit of background on the characters in the show? Here’s a little background info from the characters themselves

Name: Hi, I’m Princeton.

What kind of person are you: I have a positive outlook on life, I try to keep my smile on from morning ’til night.

So what’s your story: I’ve just left college, university to the Brits, and I’m moving to New York to follow my dreams.

What happens to you: I basically f*** up, I don’t want to spoil it for you. Just stick with me until the end and try not to hate me!

A personal message for anyone coming to the show: I’m sorry, Mum!

 

 


Avenue Q is on at Hull Truck Theatre 12-16 July 2016. To book tickets call the Box Office on 01482 323638 or book online.