One Man, Two Guvnors

A CNY Premier event! Brighton, England. 1963. Change is in the air, and Francis Henshall is looking to make his mark. Fired from a skiffle band and in search of work, he finds himself employed by small-time gangster Roscoe Crabbe, in town to collect a fee from his fiancee’s gangster father. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother, herself in love with Stanley Stubbers (her brother’s killer) who, in turn, becomes our hero’s other ‘guvnor’.

Fighting a mounting sense of confusion, Francis goes out of his way to serve both bosses. But with the distractions of a pneumatic book keeper, a self-important actor and select members of the criminal fraternity (not to mention his own mammoth appetite) to contend with, how long can he keep them apart? Richard Bean’s hilarious comedy received 5-star reviews from every London newspaper and was the hit of the 2012 Broadway season.

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Francis: Josh Mele
Stanley: Josh Taylor
Alfie: Binaifer Dabu
Rachel: Lauren Puente
Dolly: Katie Deferio
Charlie: Jim Magnarelli
Pauline: Alicia Cobb
Alan: Chris Lupia
Dangle: Alan Stillman
Lloyd: Rich Bocek
Gareth: Abel Searor
Police: Nicolas Maclane
Bartender: Derek Powell
Taxi Driver: Dennis Willard

Creative Team

Director: Dustin Czarny
Producer: Patricia Catchouny
Stage Manager: Rachel Briscoe
Music Director: Abel Searor
Guitar: Harry Lumb
Costumer: Barb Toman
Scenic Carpenter: Chris Lupia
Scenic Artist: Karen Greenfield
Sound Designer: Robert G. Searle
Lighting Designer: Liam Fitzpatrick
Run Crew: Kristina Abbott, Michael Dougherty, Corey Simon

Photos by Amelia Beamish Photography