The Foreigner
  
The Foreigner
Old Mill Theatre
Serial Productions
Old Mill Theatre
3 Aug 2018 to 18 Aug 2018
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $22 concession book at www.trybooking.com/VELJ. On August 4, 50 per cent proceeds will go to the WA Heart and Lung Transplant Foundation.
Duration - 120 mins


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Synopsis
Picture someone who’s shy and doesn’t like to meet people – and then imagine how that disadvantage might be turned into a side-splitting comedy.

It’s all part of Serial Productions’ latest show The Foreigner, written by US playwright Larry Shue and directed by Rob Warner at the Old Mill Theatre.

Taking place in a fishing lodge in rural Georgia, Englishmen Froggy and Charlie arrive as guests – but Charlie is terribly shy, depressed about his wife’s illness and cannot find the words to reply to people.

“Froggy claims Charlie can’t talk because he’s a ‘foreigner’ from an exotic country and doesn’t understand English,” Warner said.

“The guests take this explanation as fact and, as the play goes on, secrets are revealed to Charlie.

“Sometimes people do it on purpose and other times it’s because Charlie happens to listen in on plans by nasty people. 

“It all culminates in a hilarious climax and heart-warming ending.”

The Foreigner has previously won two Outer Critics Cir ...more
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