Luxury private rental brand Onefinestay has partnered with private theatre group Revels in Hand to bring bespoke performances to guests staying in UK and US home rentals. Jenny Southan reports
Clients interested in this add-on experience will work with a Onefinestay concierge to choose from Revels in Hand’s menu of shows, which range from renditions of scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare to dramas that are written and directed specifically for the occasion. Whether it’s a backyard soiree or an intimate dinner party, the home becomes a one-of-a-kind theatre experience through live productions of period pieces, comedies, immersive treasure hunts and bespoke poetic toasts.
“We aim to bring unparalleled, tailored experiences to guests in the most exquisite settings, so offering our homes as the immersive setting for Revels in Hand’s bespoke performances was an exciting fit,” says Michele Bayens, director of concierge services at Onefinestay.Founded in 2017 by Lucy Eaton, Freddie Hutchins and Melanie Fullbrook, who are all Cambridge-educated graduates of London-based schools of dramatic arts, Revels in Hand, works with the utmost discretion to deliver guests the unique magic of world-class private theatre, created specifically for them.
The theatre company’s shows have played out in hotel penthouse suites, at the Club at Ivy in the West End, assorted galas and fundraisers, and are even on offer for private jets in flight.
“We have worked in some of the most magnificent destinations across the world and are thrilled to access onefinestay’s incredible luxury collection of homes,” Eaton says. “We’re looking forward to bringing the magic of live theater to these unique spaces, bringing them to life for guests in a way they will never have experienced before.”Revels in Hand performances are available to book in the US and UK initially. The team will work with guests to bring a personalised entertainment to life and utilise the home as the setting for a private production.
Additionally, in keeping with the brand’s uncompromised level of service and attention to detail, Onefinestay can further enhance the event with tailored services such as private chefs, cocktail waiters, event tableware and more.