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Wednesday, 03 August 2022 14:46

My Dog's Got No Nose

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My Dogs Got No NoseThe Really Small Theatre Company proudly presents

MY DOG'S GOT NO NOSE

by Ron Aldridge

 

3-10 December 2022 @ 19:00
NoName Theatre, Korkeavuorenkatu 17, 00130 Helsinki

Tickets on sale October 2022.

 

MY DOG'S GOT NO NOSE by Ron Aldridge takes us on a journey through the events surrounding a stand-up comedian’s first ever performance. Before picking up his microphone and venturing into the limelight, he regales stories and tales about his life and experiences. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, sometimes poignant and often laugh-out-loud hilarious, he shares his soul reminiscing about his early career as a furniture-salesman-turned-photographer, love, marriage, and ambitions.

His debut is the fulfilment of a lifelong dream where stand-up comedy, unrequited love, animal lovers, facts of life, and sibling rivalries are just some of the elements covered in this very funny and bittersweet story, as we discover that both the man and the performance are not quite what they seem.

 

Directed and performed by Christian Jull

Consulting director: Joan Nordlund

 

 

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. As always, don't forget that 'amateur' means 'lover' in French...

Thursday, 17 August 2017 04:25

2017 Production Update

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There has been an ominous silence from us over the summer. We thought that after the problems we faced last year, that things would be better this year. Unfortunately, we have again been struck by many factors that have hindered our production plans.

There have been several personal misfortunes affecting our administration team over the past months and they have slowed our ability to action plans. In addition, before the summer we encountered a huge setback to our production of Choices when our planned theatre unexpectedly withdraw availability. This necessitated the need for us to have to start the very difficult task of finding an affordable alternative. Coupled with the problems mentioned above, we were again forced into the regrettable position of postponing Choices until early next year.

Private Lives, by Noël CowardThe theatre situation for small theatre companies in central Helsinki is particularly grim. So much so that we are having to consider alternatives further afield in Helsinki and Espoo. Please be prepared for this in future.

Although our main production has been delayed, we are able to offer some smaller treats!

At 19:00 on Thursday, 24th August we will be performing a half hour of Chekhovian wit at the Finnbrit Open House. This is the same evening as Night of the Arts. Full details can be found here.

On the 21st October, it will be our wonderful pleasure to transport you back to 1930 by performing a stage reading of Noël Coward’s sophisticated comedy, Private Lives.

Elyot and Amanda, once married and now honeymooning with new spouses at the same hotel, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively elope. After days of being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between passions of love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and a roundelay of affiliations ensues as the women first stick together, then apart, and new partnerships are formed.

Tickets will go on sale at the beginning of September and we hope you can join us. The performance will be held at the Finnbrit premises with only a limited number of seats available, so book early!