Thomas has Asperger’s. David doesn’t. As they struggle through the ups and downs of youth and into manhood, "Thomas" explores the experience of living with this still often misunderstood condition, and the challenges it poses both in life’s milestones and in the everyday. Companionship, self-acceptance, and kindness in times of pain are at the heart of this tender story of two cousins fighting to become the men they think they should be.
All our performances will be Relaxed. This means that you can come and go as you need, make noise during the show, and the audience will be well-lit enough for you to see around you. There will be no strobe lighting, flashing lights, or sudden loud noises. If you have any additional questions, you can reach us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, where we can provide you with a breakdown of Lighting and Sound changes or even reserve you a seat near the exit in case you need to leave.
Snapper Theatre was formed in 2017 with the mission of telling stories in new ways, focusing on amplifying voices currently underrepresented or misrepresented in the performing arts industry. Our aim is to unearth the extraordinary in the ordinary and create work that is universally relatable, but explored through very specific, personal stories.
Robbie Curran trained at the Oxford School of Drama, performs in sketch-comedy groups, is a Soho Theatre Young Writer, and is currently developing a solo character comedy show. "Thomas" is his first full-length play.
Thomas: Robbie Curran
David: Ben Lydon
Michelle/Petra: Amanda Shodeko
Writer: Robbie Curran
Director: Lucy Foster
Designer: Esteniah Williams
Composer: Elliot Clay
Sound Designer: Annie May Fletcher
Lighting Designer: Holly Ellis
Movement Director: Grace Cronin
Assistant Director: Danielle Celeste
Co-Artistic Director: Kayla Feldman
Co-Artistic Director: Lucy Foster
Creative Producer: Julia Mucko
Praise for previous work by Snapper Theatre:
"Quietly revolutionary" - Victoria Sadler (for Lobster at Theatre503)
Praise for previous work by director Lucy Foster:
“Lucy Foster’s direction really shines” (Female Arts, The Knight from Nowhere / The Bells at Park Theatre, Offie-nominated)