Christopher Haydon and Saffron Coomber are set to star in Matthew Morrison’s explosive social media bullying drama Dance.
Exploring how far you would go for revenge, the show plays at the King’s Head Theatre from Monday 12 to Saturday 17 July.
Originally premiering online during the lockdown, the show was received well with critics and audiences alike. This live, staged production runs for one week only as part of King’s Head Theatre’s Playmill festival of new writing.
Harper is best-known for his role in ITV’s Coronation Street, as well as Apollo 13: Dark Side of the Moon and Dial M for Murder. Coomber was part of CBBC’s Tracy Beaker Returns, Small Axe and the smash-hit Emilia.
Directed by Charlotte Peters, this father-daughter story follows a social media bullying that has got completely out of control.
Kemi’s being bullied and it is getting out of control. Everything her dad does to help only makes it worse. But when Kemi is humiliatingly thrust into the limelight, the pair concoct a dark revenge that might just go viral.
Dance is a captivating, funny and unpredictable story that explores the impact of social media on mental health and how online bullying impacts young people in today’s society.
Writer Matthew Morrison’s plays have included Through the Night, and The Bounds.
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