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David Salter is a freelance theatre director. His productions include Life of Galileo (Studio Theatre, Washington DC and Battersea Arts Centre), The Comedy of Errors (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival), Playing Sinatra (New End Theatre) and Ghetto (Pleasance Theatre). He is a regular director at various drama schools including the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Drama Centre, London.
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Broadway In The Shadows
Buried in the depths of the Ohio Penitentiary, the cruellest prison in American history, an inmate known as "The Smilemaker" keeps his brothers' spirits buoyant and their hopes of survival alive with stories of love and sacrifice amongst the tenements and theatres of Manhattan. Leaping from the shadows bursts a throng of colourful characters including a delirious pair of tap-dancing lovers, a hitman disguised as Santa Claus and a Central Park tramp who, try as he might, can't get himself arrested. From burlesque to ragtime, from Hell's Kitchen to Fifth Avenue, this collection of sharp, witty and highly moving stories will be sure to make you smile.
based on the works of O Henry And Al Jennings. UK premiere Arcola Theatre, 2006
Grand Theatre de Luxembourg 2006
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