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David K O'Hara's NOW UNTIL THE HOUR Plays Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 6-10

David K O'Hara's lyrical dramatic monologue Now Until The Hour will play at the prestigious Summerhall (venue 26) at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. David K O'Hara may be based in New York but is no stranger to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. His play Book Ends was performed at Summerhall in its inaugural year in 2011, and he has also had plays staged at London's King's Head Theatre and The Old Red Lion.

Performed by British Actress Jacquie Crago, one of our most respected REP Theatre actresses and resident voice/dialect coach on the National Theatre's production of War Horse.

Now Until the Hour is the story of a woman who has been marginalized all her life, and who now finds herself in a world of unanswered phones and unanswered questions. She is waiting on a call -- is it from God, from the ghostly boy who haunts her, or from the man who may well be the love of her life? Whoever it is, she keeps missing them. Until now.

In the spirit of Krapp's Last Tape, this is one powerful stand before the dying of the light.

For more about the show, visit nowuntilthehour.com or follow on Twitter @NowUntilTheHour. Performances run at Summerhall (Venue 26 - www.summerhall.co.uk). Box Office: 0131 560 1581. (60mins);. Tickets: £9 (£7). Dates: August 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th at 12.20pm.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Jacquie Crago: Mary. Jacquie's career highlights include Lady Macbeth (Macbeth) and Stevie Smith (Stevie) at the Worcester Swan, Mrs Solness (The Master Builder) at the Coventry Belgrade, as well as Elizabeth Proctor (The Crucible) and Lottie (Lettice and Lovage) at The Cheltenham Everyman. More recently, she appeared as four different women in a tour of Four Portraits of Mothers and as Hecuba in a production of Trojan Women at the London Fringe. She is a regular member of the Voice/Text department at the RSC, as well as resident dialect/voice coach for The National Theatre's War Horse. She has, additionally, been a workshop/project leader at various drama schools, universities and training courses, most recently at Gloucester University, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Co-Opera, and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

David K. O'Hara: Writer and Director. David is a novelist and playwright currently based in New York. His past plays include The Upstairs Room (The King's Head, London) and Book Ends (Summerhall, 2011 Edinburgh Fringe), as well as shorter plays like Finland: A Sketch (Jericho Tavern, Oxford) and For All We Know: A Sketch (The Old Red Lion, RedFest, London).

Richard Rowley: Stage and Production Manager. Richard is a writer, teacher, and designer. He has acted in a range of drama productions, including a leading role in Book Ends at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe. He currently teaches Renaissance Literature at the University of Oxford.

Peter Stickney: Sound and Lighting Design. Peter has worked in technical theatre for over ?fteen years. In that time he has worked at many theatres throughout the UK including: Norwich Playhouse, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Oxford Playhouse, New Theatre (Oxford), Southwark Playhouse, and the New Diorama. He has been lighting designer on shows at Drama Studio London, Hoxton Hall, New Diorama, Soho Theatre, and Southwark Playhouse. Peter also works as a sound technician on award shows and conferences and his work in this ?eld has taken him throughout the UK and Europe.


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