“Oscar Wilde with swear words”! The plot revolves around Anna and Claire, two scheming ladies of fashion who have lived together on the fringes of upper class society. Anna has just become the mistress of a wealthy man from whom she has received an enormous emerald…. and an income to match. Claire, meanwhile, is infatuated with a respectable young lady and wants to enlist Anna’s help for an assignation. When Clare’s inamorata suddenly appears, it sets off a crisis that puts the valuable emerald at risk and threatens the women’s future….
Durban Mercury Theatre Awards 2006
Best Supporting Actress
“This production is quite outstanding in every department… a real treat for the discerning theatre goer… another triumph for KickstArt.”Patrick Leeman, The Mercury
“All credit to the whole cast for keeping the wit flowing at a cracking pace… Once again, KickstArt, this time in the capable hands of Steven Stead, is fulfilling its stated aim of bringing top contemporary international theatre to local audiences. This is one to enjoy”Margaret von Klemperer, The Witness
“Greg King and Steven Stead’s KickstArt company has once again struck another rich vein of gold with their latest production, Boston Marriage…directed with great imagination by Stead and with an exquisitely furnished room by King…this is no slapstick comedy, although it bristles with humour.”Tommy Ballantine, Sunday Tribune
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