My Name is Lucy Barton


Unsteady after an operation, Lucy Barton wakes to find her mother sitting at the foot of her bed. She hasn't seen her in years, and her visit brings back to Lucy her desperate rural childhood, and her escape to New York.
My Name is Lucy Barton at the Bridge Theatre

Image courtesy Bridge Theatre - Laura Linney photo by Jason Bell


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Bridge Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Closes: Saturday 16 February 2019
Running time:1 hr 30 mins (no interval)
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout's best-selling short novel, a haunting dramatic monologue, captivated readers in 2016.


Lucy Barton will be played by three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney, making her London debut.


Laura Linney photo by Jason Bell.


Synopsis


Unsteady after an operation, Lucy Barton wakes to find her mother sitting at the foot of her bed.


She hasn't seen her in years, and her visit brings back to Lucy her desperate rural childhood, and her escape to New York.


As she begins to find herself as a writer, she is still gripped by the urgent complexities of family life.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
One Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge Road
London SE1 2AA

Box office tel: 0843 208 1846

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 23 January 2019

Closes:Saturday 16 February 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑45pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 2-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
£55, £45, £35, £25, £15

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Cast


Lucy Barton - Laura Linney

Creatives


Author: Elizabeth Strout, adapted by Rona Munro
Director: Richard Eyre
Designer: Bob Crowley
Lighting: Peter Mumford
Sound: John Leonard
Projections: Luke Halls

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