ASYLUM

First Performed

November 24, 2014

"Is fate getting what you deserve, or deserving what you get?"

 

Committed by a scorned lover, the New Girl has to navigate life within a mental hospital. However, as she meets her fellow patients she discovers violent machinations within the facility and that the only insanity to be found belongs to the Head Nurse.

Inspired by 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', Asylum looks at the prejudices and assumptions made surrounding mental health that began in mental institutions during the 1960s and are still engrained in our society today. 

CAST AND CREW

CAST

New Girl - Beth Chalmers

McMurphy - Toby Miller

Head Nurse - Ali Lumley

The Schizophrenic - Ethan Miller

The Claustrophobe - Gemma Levy

Doctor Spivey - Hugo Lloyd-Williams

Andrea - Lara Bolton-Patel

Beatrice - Olgalissia Riley

Nurse Itsu - Harriet Howarth

Nurse Pilbow - Jessica Hoar

Nurse Turkle - Faith Donner

CREW

Director - Frederick Zennor

Technical Director - Oliver Duff

Lighting Designer - Oliver Duff, Nabheela Bari

Sound Designer - Zoe Ubani

Script Editor - Liliana Talwatte

Artwork - Melanie Jehan

Photographer - Niusha Bonakdarian

Beth Chalmers as New Girl
Toby Miller as McMurphy
Lara Bolton-Patel as Andrea, Olgalissia Riley as Beatrice
Ali Lumley as Head Nurse, Harriet Howarth as Nurse Itsu, Jessica Hoar as Nurse Pilbow
Gemma Levy as The Claustrophobe
Toby Miller as McMurphy
Asylum Poster Art_edited.jpg

©2018 by Frederick Zennor

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