Good Morning, Alamo!
Thur 17 Jan - Sat 9 Feb 2013
Tue - Sat 7:30pm
Act One: 65 mins
Interval: 15 mins
Act Two: 60 mins
Alces Productions Ltd
Written and directed by Mark Giesser
Inventive and intelligent satire...
Uber-talented cast... Good Morning, Alamo! is complex,
but it always works as a whole and as an exemplary piece
of new writing'
Link to The Stage Review
Giesser the Joan Littlewood of our times? Certainly...A
witty and intelligent script...A production full of
heart, soul and plenty of thought'
Link to A Younger Theatre review
Government In Crisis
Immigrants flood across the border. More and more of
them want to take over and force the country to accept
their way of thinking. The only way to stop them may be
to deploy the armyÖ
Modern Britain? Europe? America?
Mexico in 1835. Two English expats find themselves on
opposite sides of a revolution.
Genteel painter Charlotte Vernon, mistress of an officer
in the Mexican army, determines to prove her worth by
chronicling the campaign to suppress Texan rebels.
Shoemaker Harry Birchfield joins the rebellion in a bid
to get rich. Their ambitions collide as the rebels make
a suicide stand at the Alamo. But when it comes to
immigrants and martyrdom, things donít always go
according to plan, and the winner doesnít always settle
In this world premiere by veteran New York and London
playwright/director Mark Giesser, drama and satire join
forces to explore what John Wayne and Disney didnít tell
us about Americaís Dunkirk. What are the instructions
for a proper revolution? What does Border Control want
in a proper immigrant bovine? And whatís the proper way
to rehearse the death of a legend?
2 Bath Road
Enquiries: 0208 995 6035