MONIFIETH Amateur Dramatics are ready to lead you through a feast of farce with their usual skill and wit with their latest production ‘Good Things’.
Written by Liz Lochhead, ‘Good Things’ is a play full of fun and one liners and is set in a charity shop.
Susan Auldlove, a volunteer and fast approaching the big 50. Dumped by her husband for a newer model, Susan is desperate not to be left on the charity shop shelf.
Customer interruptions and minor tragedies add to the hilarity as Susan’s co-workers Frazer and Marjorie attempts to assist in matchmaking.
We see how a woman approaching a certain age copes with a teenage daughter with raging hormones and a father who seems to be in a second childhood.
Echoes of Cinderella are evident in this very funny, touching yet emotionally true play where Susan waits for her Prince Charming.
Moira Gee uses her wonderful acting talents to emphasise the emotional rollercoaster on which Susan is trapped.
Her co-workers are played to perfection by Gareth Barton and Fiona Barton, a mother and son duo able to use their amazing comedy performing talents in this play of hilarious one liners.
Customers and other visitors to the shop are ably played by experienced members with Christian Gourlay as Scotch Doris, Anne Sutherland as Natalie, Gavin Barton as David, Bruce Mackie as Archie, Jenni Wilson as the policewoman and Jonathan Elder as the policeman.
New MAD members Marion Robertson and Alan Hunter star as Helena/woman and Tony respectively.
‘Good Things’ runs from Thursday, March 8, to Saturday, March 10, with perfomances at 7.30 p.m. And then again from March 15 to 17 from 7.30 p.m. at Monifieth Theatre.
Tickets are available from Troups the Chemist, Monifieth, the Yorkshire Building Society, Broughty Ferry or by contacting 01382 535003.