Casablanca

Mon, 22 April, 2019 — Sat, 27 April, 2019

By Morag Fullarton

Originating as part of the 2010 PPP Classic cuts season, writer Morag asked David MacLennan if she could take a film as her inspiration rather than a book or a play. On hearing the film was Casablanca, David responded with an enthusiastic “Write it!”. Gavin Mitchell will be returning to play Rick Blaine “Mitchell is simply outstanding as the heart broken American.. in a fabulously funny retelling of the Second World War thriller” (The Telegraph)

The play was so well-received that it has returned to Òran Mór (via Paris, London, Barbados) delighting audiences again: “Six years on from its premiere, this much-loved spoof still has its audiences cheering it to the rafters” (The Telegraph).

Casablanca will be just one of the much-loved plays that will be returning to the Òran Mór stage next season, watch out for further announcements, but here’s a small taster of what’s in store: revivals of the hugely popular Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window by Stuart Hepburn (***** The Herald, **** The Scotsman) and Andy McGregor’s hilarious musical, Spuds (***** The Herald).