Go inside the upcoming Bush Theatre production of Margaret Perry's Paradise Now!, which was commissioned by the London theatre. Performances begin December 2 ahead of a December 8 opening night. Performances are set to play through January 21, 2023.
Living a rather mundane life, Gabriel Dolan's life changes when she meets the ambitious Alex, a young woman who sells essential oils for a company named Paradise. Drawn in by the chance to be her own boss and make a fortune, Gabriel joins Paradise where she finds connections with women like herself. But as ambition and exploitation become entwined on her meteoric rise within the company, Gabriel finds it's not quite what she imagined.
Starring in the all-female cast are Annabel Baldwin as Anthie, Michele Moran as Gabriel, Shazia Nicholls as Alex, Ayoola Smart as Carla, Rakhee Thakrar as Laurie, and Carmel Winters as Baby.
Director Jaz Woodcock-Stewart helms the creative team comprising designer Rosie Elnile, lighting designer Alex Fernandes, sound designer and composer Jasmin Kent Rodgman, costume designer and design associate Hazel Low, and dramaturg Deirdre O'Halloran. Casting is by Polly Jerrold.
For more information, visit BushTheatre.co.uk.
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