In het kortMike’s Badhuistheater presents the Sex Comedy of the Swinging ’60’s “Entertaining Mr. Sloane” by Joe Orton (1933-1967). Directed by Mike Manicardi. Mike's Badhuistheater was very succesful with Blackadder, 'Allo 'Allo! and the Dublin Trilogy. In Mike's Badhuistheater in Amsterdam from March 10 - 24 2018.
AchtergrondAt the time of writing “Sloane “ Joe and his lover would have been criminals for their Illegal relationship. The fast vicious comedy starts with the arrival of a new lodger at Kath’s Flat, where she lives with her old Father. Kath is immediately physically attracted to the young Sloane, but her criminal brother Ed also has interest in Sloane. The hilarious plot thickens. Entertaining Mr. Sloane is regarded as a piece of Classic English comedy, and probably the best Play Orton wrote in his short life. Manicardi directs the Badhuistheater International, have played to sold out audiences recently with Blackadder, ‘Allo ‘Allo, and the O’ Casey Dublin Trilogy of Plays. Joe Orton (1 January 1933 – 9 August 1967) was an English playwright and author. His public career was short but prolific, lasting from 1964 until his death three years later. During this brief period he shocked, outraged, and amused audiences with his scandalous black comedies.
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