A Bench at the Edge


In the style of Theatre of the Absurd, two strangers meet on a bench at the edge of an abyss and contemplate their chosen paths. Is there life beyond the void? What is drawing them closer and closer to the edge? Will they take the 'heroic dive'?
A Bench at the Edge at Tristan Bates Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Black comedy
Venue: Tristan Bates Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Closes: Saturday 30 November 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


A Bench at the Edge was a winner of the 6th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival and presented as part of the Festival in New York City in May 1981.

Synopsis


A thought-provoking dark comedy that addresses mental health issues, suicidal thoughts and the fragility of the human condition.


In the style of Theatre of the Absurd, two strangers meet on a bench at the edge of an abyss and contemplate their chosen paths. Is there life beyond the void?


What is drawing them closer and closer to the edge?


Will they take the 'heroic dive'?


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Theatre


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London WC2H 9NP

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 26 November 2019

Closes:Saturday 30 November 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 6‑15pm

Wednesday ‑ 6‑15pm

Thursday ‑ 6‑15pm

Friday ‑ 6‑15pm

Saturday ‑ 6‑15pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 1-00pm

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Concessions:
£10

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Cast


Number One - Meg Lake

Number Two - Harriet Main

Bullets TBC


Creatives


Author: Luigi Jannuzzi
Director: Kasia Rózycki
Production: Off the Cliff

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