Kevin Bishop plays 40 characters in Becky Mode’s hilarious one-man comedy about the misadventures of an out-of-work New York actor when he fills in as reservations clerk at Manhattan’s swankiest restaurant.
The play is a great challenge for an actor, requiring versatility and acting chops in spades. Luckily, Bishop has both and so does the production’s director Mark Setlock, who co-created this witheringly satirical show with Mode and starred in its original New York run in 2000.
Blackmail…Harassment… Humiliation… How far would you go to get a table at the smartest restaurant in town? Sam Peliczowski is in demand, but not for his acting. Instead he mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan's number-one eatery and everyone wants a piece of him.
As he juggles scheming socialites, name-dropping wannabes, fickle celebrities and an egomaniacal boss, Sam also has to find space to sort out his own life and flagging career.
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(10 mins) Head towards Borough High Street; cross the street and take Union Street. Turn right at O’Meara Street and the theatre will be at the end.