If you didn’t catch The Fever…

GaryDirecting, saltpeter, The Fever

If you didn’t catch The Fever at the People Show Studios in December, you can at the Brighton Festival Fringe. saltpeter presents Wallace Shawn’s Obie Award winning The Fever A one-off site specific ensemble piece Venue: Brighton Media Centre Gallery Date: Sunday, 22 May 2011 Staging The Fever is an ongoing project for saltpeter. We believe that The Fever is … Read More

The Fever – Brighton Festival Fringe

GaryDirecting, saltpeter, The Fever

For the record, it is not easy to find a venue for even a one-off performance, a week before registration closes for the Brighton Festival Fringe… Having very successfully staged The Fever at the People Show Studios late last year, and with a shared belief that you can never have too many performances of it, Vera Chok of saltpeter and … Read More

The Fever

GaryDirecting, saltpeter, The Fever

A very successful staged reading of The Fever last night at the People Show under the banner of Saltpeter Productions. I think people were surprised by the staging which was essentially the final course of a meal at a upper middle class dinner party, with a beautiful design by Nik Corrall. The ensemble of ten, were split into ‘servants’ (including … Read More

The Fever by Wallace Shawn

GaryDirecting, saltpeter, The Fever

I will be directing a rehearsed reading at the People Show on December 30th, of The Fever by Wallace Shawn. My thoughts… Leaving to one side the fact that Wallace Shawn is a fine actor (I would direct you to the film Vanya on 42nd Street if you are in any doubt), it is his writing for the theatre that … Read More