BEGINNING

von David Eldridge
12. Sept – 22. Okt. 2022
 
 
12. Sept – 22. Okt. 2022
Vorstellung täglich um 19:30 Uhr, außer Sonntag

Vorverkauf ab 16. Aug 2022

Keine öffentliche Vorstellung am 13. Sept.

keine Pause

Dauer der Vorstellung ca. 1h 35min.
Vorstellungsende ca. 21:05 Uhr



 

Synopsis

 
Beginning is a sharp and astute two-hander that takes an intimate look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance. This tender and comic play about mutual loneliness and human connections received its world premiere to much critical acclaim at the National Theatre, London in 2017.

It’s the early hours of the morning and Danny’s the last remaining guest at Laura’s housewarming party. Laura is 38, single and childless; Danny is 42, divorced and has not seen his daughter for a number of years.

The play opens as a will-they-won’t-they romcom between two awkward strangers. But step by step, the two begin to share their fears and find a common ground of loneliness and broken dreams. Will this night be a new beginning for them?

“It’s quite simply, magnificent...never less than utterly refreshing...” – The Evening Standard
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“Eldridge combines a hugely sympathetic sensibility with rare dramatic power.” – Daily Telegraph
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“David Eldridge’s gorgeous new play is a wry, funny and touching meditation on loneliness in the era of the dating app and of fraudulent boasting on social media. Written with a real depth of insight, humour and compassion. *****” – The Independent,

Presented by arrangement with Jussenhoven & Fischer, Theater & Medien
 

Besetzung & Kreativ Team


Sian Polhill-Thomas
Liam Jeavons

Adrienne Ferguson
Vernon Marshal
 
 
ohne Pause

Jegliche Ton- und Bildaufnahmen während der Vorstellung sind
ohne ausdrückliche Genehmigung des Managements nicht gestattet.

Presented by arrangement with Jussenhoven & Fischer, Theater & Medien.