Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Wedding Chaos Makes It to the Pelican Stage

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Wedding Chaos Makes It to the Pelican Stage

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Byline: Caitlan Charles caitlan.charles@dailyexaminer.com.au

IT'S chaotic, but everything about it works.

The Pelican Playhouse's latest production, There Goes the Bride, is one stuff- up after another.

There are characters forgetting names, invisible flappers, fabulous hats, head injuries and a whole lot of other incredible things that are a recipe for disaster, but that's what makes the production so good.

The audience get their very own viewing of a wedding falling to pieces in every way possible.

From the father of the bride, Timothy Westerby (Roger Millard), stealing flowers from the bouquet to an advertising deal that must be done on the day of the wedding, it's one disaster after another.

Not to mention the brilliant performances put on by all the actors, who hold it all together, mostly, even when they forget a line.

But it didn't even matter because who could keep their head on straight with so much going on?

While every person on the stage is captivating and engaging, it's the grandmother of the bride who steals the show. …

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