By Alan Ayckbourn – A classic comedy
TAKING STEPS takes place on one chaotic night in three rooms of a creaky Victorian mansion, ripe for re-development.
Elizabeth wants to leave Rowland; Rowland wants to buy the house for Elizabeth; Leslie wants to sell the house to Rowland; Kitty wants to leave Mark and Mark wants to keep Kitty. Tristram, meanwhile, is extremely worried about seeing a ghost…
The British comic master Alan Ayckbourn shakes up a delicious cocktail of mismatched lovers, dirty dancing, bad hair and real estate, in an ingenious play that entertains on so many levels.
Recommended for ages 12+
“Riotously funny... joyous... confirms Ayckbourn's classic status and proves farce can, literally, exist on several levels at once." The Guardian, UK
“An absolute delight." The Times, UK
“Raucously funny.” The Evening Standard, UK