Nick and Ruth are spending the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods. Their sweet escape from the city descends into a night of stories and fights, pushing their relationship to breaking point. As the sun rises, their need for one another is palpable but will a final reconciliation be threatened by the violent core simmering beneath?
David Mamet’s extraordinary 1977 ‘battle of the sexes’ play gets its 1st UK revival after 25 years.
“Mamet’s language has never been so precise, pure and affecting.” The New York Times
★★★★ “Sweet, sexy and savage in turn…” The Express
★★★★ “A deceptively clever work…” The Mirror
★★★★ “Technically brilliant, undoubtedly impressive…I’d recommend this show unreservedly…” Once a Week Theatre
★★★★ “Engaging and enigmatic…” London Theatre 1
★★★.5 “Exceptional performances from Carpanini and Frenchum…” Theatre and Other Things
Show contains: Scenes of sexual assault, violence and sexual references throughout – please contact box office for more details.
Production Photos by Pamela Raith