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Sitting Pretty – Sterts Theatre
August 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm| £10/£8/£6
Unmarried sisters in their fifties share a London flat. Nina is brisk, dynamic and gainfully employed. Nancy is plump, self conscious and suddenly redundant. Urged to find a hobby, she unwittingly stumbles into a job modeling for eccentric drawing students and their philandering teacher. Initially horrified to discover that life models pose naked, Nancy is unexpectedly liberated by the experience. Though she keeps this activity a secret, her newfound confidence unsettles Nina. The sisters move toward an inevitable confrontation as Nina faces her unhappy past and Nancy glimpses a possible future. This bittersweet play unfolds with humorous twists and turns.
“Assured … with a gentle blend of wit and the poignant.” – Independent
“Rosenthal writes like a female Alan Ayckbourn.” – Guardian
Directed by Bernice Strickland
Age recommendation for this production is 14+