THE CLEAN HOUSE
The Stirling Players
Stirling Community Theatre
Written By: Sarah Ruhl
Directed By: Kevin Burrett
Matilde is Lane’s cleaner, but her dream is to be a comedienne. Lane is a doctor for a very important hospital and is married to Charles, also a doctor. Virginia is Lane’s sister, an unfulfilled housewife who loves nothing more than to clean. Matilda and Virginia cook up a plan to keep Lane’s house clean, while Matilde works on the perfect joke. All is going perfectly until they find a pair of panties that definitely do not belong to Lane. It turns out Charles is having an affair with Ana, a free-spirited woman who’s been diagnosed with cancer.
What happens next is an honest and yet quirky portrayal of life, love, freedom and loss with four very different women facing four very different futures.
Showcasing the talents of Julie Quick as Ana, Jo Pugh as Lane, Jenny Penny as Virginia and introducing Andrea Freitas as Matilde, and featuring Peter Davies as Charles this cast will bring to life the funny, tender, deadpan soap and penetrating wisdom that is “The Clean House”
A show that will make you laugh, cry, and crave apples.
Approx. Running Time: 2 hours
Suitable for ages: 13+
Fri & Sat 22, 23, 29 & 30 September and 6 & 7 October 8pm
Sun 24 September & 1 October 4pm
Backstage tour, Q&A and meet the cast after 24 Sep matinee.
Stirling Community Theatre, Avenue Road, Stirling
Book at www.stirlingplayers.sct.org.au from August 2017 or phone Stirling Players’ Ticketing 0414 075 413
$22 adult, $18 conc., $16 child U18 (plus special discounts for groups of 10+ and family bookings)