Following their debut production Miss Julie, Buckland Theatre Company has today announced casting for Some Girl(s). Written by multi Tony Award nominated Neil LaBute, Some Girl(s) will be Buckland’s first play in PARK90 at the Park Theatre, London which will be the company’s home in 2016. Some Girl(s) will play 14 July – 6 August with a press night on 19 July.
Charles Dorfman (Guy) will star alongside Elly Condron (Sam), Carley Stenson (Bobbi) and Roxanne Pallett (Tyler) with casting for Lindsay to be announced in due course. Some Girl(s) will be directed Gary Condes with set and costume by PJ McEvoy, lighting design by Joe Price, Sound Design by Andy Hinton and casting by Anne Vosser. Tickets are on sale now at www.parktheatre.co.uk.
Guy is desperate to clear his conscience before he gets married to his beautiful bride to be. So he sets off on a psychological and physical journey across America, to make amends with four old flames. With a blend of honesty, humour and heart, this riveting, and ultimately liberating, dark comedy is a perfect parable of modern relationships.
Elly Condron will play Sam. Elly trained at Drama Centre London and graduated in 2013, her subsequent theatre credits include Jane Eyre (National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic), Spokesong (Finborough Theatre), Titus Andronicus (Smooth Faced Gentlemen, Greenwich Theatre) and Macbeth (Rift Theatre, site-specific). On screen, Elly has appeared in Wasp for which she won best actress at the Filmout San Diego film festival and in Eastenders.
Charles Dorfman will play Guy. Charles studied Theatre at Trinity College Dublin and the Beverly Hills Playhouse in Los Angeles, Theatre Credits include Miss Julie (Etcetera Theatre), Taking Steps, Dangerous Corner, and Wuthering Heights (all Manor Pavilion Sidmouth). On screen Charles has appeared in Myrtle (dir. James Alexandrou), The Show (dir. James Alexandrou) and Present (dir. Joe Ballerini).
Roxanne Pallett will play Tyler. Roxanne’s previous stage credits include Rock Around The Clock (UK Tour), The Vagina Monologues, Ladies Day (both Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool), Satin ‘n’ Steel (Oldham Coliseum), The Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour) and On The Piste (UK Tour). Roxanne played Jo Stiles in ITV1’s Emmerdale and her further TV credits include Waterloo Road, Casualty, and Crime Stories. Roxanne has also appeared in films such as It’s A Lot, Devil’s Tower, The Violators, Wrong Turn 6 and Habit.
Carley Stenson will play Bobbi. Carley’s previous theatre credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (UK Tour), Spamalot (Playhouse Theatre), Shrek The Musical (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), [Title of Show] (Edinburgh Assembly), Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre), Aida (Opera House, Manchester), Grease (Palace Theatre, Manchester) and Remembering Diana (Her Majesty’s Theatre). Carley is also well-known for her long running role as Steph Cunningham in Hollyoaks and has also appeared in Holby City and Suspects.
In advance of Some Girl(s), Buckland Theatre Company will also hold a series of free readings examining the compelling work of Neil LaBute. Beginning with Reasons To Be Pretty on 13 June at Henry Wood House, Buckland will also present The Shape of Things, Fat Pig and This Is How It Goes.
Buckland Theatre Company was founded by Artistic Director Charles Dorfman. Miss Julie at Etcetera Theatre was the company’s debut production in their 2016 season of classic and modern texts. Following Some Girl(s) in Park90 at the Park Theatre, Buckland Theatre Company will stage LUV by Murray Schisgal which will run from 8 December until 7 January.