Beirut


Torch has been quarantined in a dark, squalid room on the Lower East Side of New York City, which the locals refer to as "Beirut", after testing positive for a nameless disease. He passes the time alone, forbidden from contact with the outside world.
Beirut at Park Theatre

Image: Park Theatre


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Park Theatre
Started: Tuesday 12 June 2018
Closed: Saturday 7 July 2018
Running time:1 hr 30 mins
Age suitability: 14+

Background


Robin Lefevre has previously won the New York Drama Desk Award for Best Director and is a Tony Award nominee.


Free Post Show Q&A with Terri Paddock - Thu 16 June after 19.45pm show.


Synopsis


Torch has been quarantined in a dark, squalid room on the Lower East Side of New York City, which the locals refer to as "Beirut", after testing positive for a nameless disease.


Torch passes the time alone, forbidden from contact with the outside world.


His girlfriend, Blue, makes the dangerous journey across the quarantine line to be with him.


Torch tries to keep her at arm's length and they argue lovingly, jokingly, fearfully, bravely and desperately about sex and death.


All the while, Torch pleads with Blue to leave before his resistance fails …


Trailer



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Theatre


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Postal address:
Clifton Terrace
Finsbury Park
London N4 3JP

Box office tel: 020 7870 6876

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 12 June 2018

Press night:Monday 18 June 2018

Closes:Saturday 7 July 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑00pm (18 June)

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 3-15pm

Saturday - 3-15pm


Tickets


Previews:
£14.50

Standard:
£18

Concessions:

£16.50


Child (Under 16) £13


Access information


Captioned Performance:

Wed 27 Jun 19‑45pm


Cast


Louise Connolly-Burnham - Blue

Robert Rees - Torch


Creatives


Author: Alan Bowne
Director: Robin Lefevre
Production: Elphin Productions in association with Park Theatre

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