“This age wanted heroes. It got us instead.”
Berlin. 1932. A group of artists and communists throw a decadent party to celebrate the coming new year. But as the country succumbs to the seduction of Nazism they are forced to choose between integrity and survival.
Shocking and provocative, the play caused a sensation when it was first performed. From Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tony Kushner, A Bright Room Called Day examines the darkest reaches of the human heart.
“Brash, audacious, intoxicatingly visionary.” Chicago Tribune
“A juggernaut of a play” San Francisco Weekly
“Not since Williams has a playwright announced his poetic vision with such authority” The New Yorker
Praise for Secret Heart’s production of The Illusion:
“Astonishingly modern. Heartstopping.” Michael Billington, The Guardian
Please note that there is smoking on stage throughout the performance.
Olivia du Monceau