Tmesis Theatre presents
A Unity Theatre Commission
Funded by Arts Council England
Following a successful National tour in 2015 of That’s Amore (“Like a Richard Curtis romcom reworked by DV8, glorious and full of heart” – Guardian), Tmesis Theatre brings you Happy Hour.
This poignant, fast paced comedy exploring our 21st century obsession with happiness and success combines Tmesis’ trademark physicality with humour, music, and text from long-term collaborator Chris Fittock.
The workers on Level 3 are racing against the clock to reach their quota of Smiley Faces, but are they really happy enough? Can we learn to be happy? And can our emotions be bought and sold? The ‘happiness industry’ would have us think so…
Directed by: Elinor Randle
Created by: Tmesis Theatre and Chris Fittock
Script by: Chris Fittock
Performed by: Ian Cook, Adam Davies, Eleni Edipidi and Jennifer Essex
Designed by: Lois Maskell
Lighting by: Beccy Hillam
Composer/sound design: Meike Holzmann
Stage Manager: Lucy Graham
Produced by: Claire Bigley
Tmesis Theatre, based in Liverpool, is one of the UK’s leading physical theatre companies, with a reach that is national and international. The company produce and tour shows, deliver workshops and outreach work and run Liverpool’s annual international physical theatre festival, Physical Fest.
Winner of ‘Best Choreography’ United Solo Theatre Festival, New York 2015 (Wolf Red)
Tmesis Theatre’s artists believe in challenging themselves and continuing to push for exciting, innovative collaborations and work of a high quality.
Recommended age: 12+
Running Time: 70 minutes
Photo Credit: Andrew Ness