Go People, a band of British actors from across the pond, who trained at Cambridge University and reconnected to form this whimsical venture, will bring their unique theatrical fare in August to the shores of Long Island’s tony summer retreat.
This is true bespoke theater, says Lucy Eaton, one of three founders of Go People. The troupe will be in the Hamptons between August 13 and 23, offering hosts a short Noel Coward play, Ways and Means, or an abridged version of the Shakespearean classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Eaton says the actors present a selection of different plays through the year, “but we’re happy to create something totally new for clients if they request it.” Working in a private home or a corporate setting gives a live performance a special magic, says Eaton. “To see theater in an intimate setting is a treat like no other,” she adds.
A performance can be arranged for hundreds of people or a select group of friends, in a living room, garden, beachside setting, meeting space – even in the bedroom of a private home for more “quirky” clients, Eaton says.
Clients can choose from the troupe’s repertoire of modern plays and old favorites, or propose another piece that the Go People players could adapt.
This is Go People’s first foray to the Hamptons, says Eaton, after receiving encouragement from a handful of American guests at private theater events in London.
They hope to return to the New York City area at holiday time, if bookings merit the outlay for travel. “We also would love to come back to the Hamptons in August 2016,” Eaton says.
For more information and bookings, wearegopeople.com.
Image Credits: Photo courtesy of Go People.