19:45, Tue 12th – Sat 16th May 2009 at ADC Theatre
Easter Week 3
When middle aged Martha and her husband George are joined by the younger Nick and Honey for late night drinks after a party, the stage is set for a night of drunken recriminations and revelations. Battle-lines are drawn as Martha and George drag their guests into their own private hell of a marriage.
In one of the most important plays in contemporary theatre Albee presents us with a tragic-comedy that brings together realism and the absurd in a captivating commentary on relationships, human interactions, and the fine line between truth and illusion.
‘A brilliantly original work of art…surging with shocks of recognition and dramatic fire’ Newsweek
‘An intensity, a demoniac misery, a ferocious humour…no one can remain indifferent to its power, its resilience of ideas and its range of language’ Sunday Times