HAMPSTEAD DOWNSTAIRS/THE PETER WOLFF TRUST PRESENT
By STEVE WATERS
Directed by NATHAN CURRY
Running time: 2 hours and 20 minutes including 20 minute interval
£6 - £12 (See ticket information)
I am reading things, everything I read, I read and read, I read so many books… I awake with the words in my mouth and they are not simply words they are calls…to action.
15 Nov - 15 Dec 2012
£6 - £12
Box Office: 020 7722 9301
1949. Small town Colorado. A group of regular American students struggle to accept a foreigner in their midst; their unthinking behaviour will have terrible consequences that are to change world history. In London, sixty years later, a university professor’s work analysing those consequences takes on a frightening personal dimension when Layla Ahmad walks into his office…
Steve Waters is one of the most highly respected playwrights in the UK today and no stranger to Hampstead. He returns after the hugely successful and critically acclaimed English Journeys (1998), After the Gods (2002) and Fast Labour (2008) all produced on Hampstead Theatre Main Stage. His many other plays include Capernaum (The Bush), The Contingency Plan (The Bush and Radio 3) and World Music (Sheffield Crucible & Donmar). Steve is currently under commission to Cowboy Films for Channel 4 Films, Out of Joint and Birmingham Rep.
Nathan Curry reunites with Waters after directing Little Platoons at The Bush. He is currently Co-Artistic Director of theatre company Tangled Feet and his previous credits include Where’s My Seat?, An Affair to Remember (both The Bush) and as assistant director on A Moon for the Misbegotten (Broadway, NYC).
Full price: £12
Seniors: £10 (matinee only)
Groups: For every 9 tickets get the 10th free