Hide and Seek

Park Theatre

March 2024

Director and TranslatorCarlotta Brentan

WriterTobia Rossi

DesignerConstance Comparot

ComposerSimone Manfredini

Dramaturg and Assistant DirectorGiada Prestinari

Stage ManagerFae Hochgemuth

Casting DirectorLaura Seaborn for HJB Casting

Hide and Seek is a moving and darkly entertaining play that pits two teenage boys against each other in the face of the contagious prejudice of their small Italian town. Gio, who has never felt accepted by anyone - not by parents, teachers or peers - decides to disappear and hide out in a secluded cave.

Alex Forey's exquisite lighting design and Simone Manfredini's original music transform the Park 90's stage into a very intimate hideaway London Theatre Reviews
Alex Forey’s lighting design works wonders in maintaining the claustrophobic atmosphere of the makeshift subterranean dwelling Jack The Lad
a highlight is Alex Forey's lighting. The design was cued perfectly to create the dim light of a cave Curtain Call Reviews
Alex Forey cleverly uses a combination of side lights and the torch on a phone to evoke dinginess The Spy in the Stalls

Photos by Mariano Gobbi