Buckland Theatre company will make their West End debut with a production of William Gibson’s play at the Trafalgar Studios from the 12th July.
Directed by Gary Condes, Two for the Seesaw is a story of finding out who you are and what you want from life and love.
Jerry the brooding Nebraska lawyer has relocated to New York City to escape an unhappy marriage and meets a beatnik dancer from the Bronx, Gittel, whose life is drifting after a number of failed relationships in William Gibson’s timeless comedy drama. Despite their very different backgrounds and personalities, this unlikely couple embark on a bittersweet and tempestuous love affair which forces them to confront, with heartfelt honesty, the very nature of who they are and want they want from love and life. Their relationship hits the rocks when their lingering ties to previous partners and the differences in their backgrounds and temperaments come to the fore.
It has also been announced that Charles Dorfman will star as Jerry and Elsie Bennet as Gittel.
Charles Dorfman’s previous credits include: The Ugly One, LUV, Some Girl(s) (all Park Theatre) and Miss Julie (Etcetera Theatre) for Buckland Theatre Company. Other stage work includes Taking Steps, Dangerous Corner, and Wuthering Heights (Manor Pavilion Sidmouth).
Elsie Bennet’s previous stage credits include: Luv (Park Theatre) for Buckland Theatre Company, Progress (Red Rose Theatre) andPirates of Penzance (Tabard Theatre). Elsie has also had television roles in The Last Czars (Netflix), Birds of a Feather (BBC One) and Little Crackers(Sky 1) as well as the films Why Hide and Passing By.
Two for the Seesaw will play at the Trafalgar Studios from the 12th July until the 4th August. To book tickets visit ATG Tickets.