Testament


Max is in a car crash with his brother and his girlfriend Tess, who dies in the accident. Following the loss of his girlfriend, he tries to commit suicide and fails, but when he wakes up, he believes she is still alive.
Testament at the Hope Theatre from Chalk Line Theatre

Image courtesy Chalk Line Theatre


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Hope Theatre
Started: Tuesday 14 May 2019
Closed: Saturday 1 June 2019
Running time:1 hr 00 mins (no interval)
Age suitability: 18+

Background


ActDrop reviewed a previous run of this show on 22 October 2018 - read Peter Brown's 4 star review here.


Note: contains strong language and adult themes.


Synopsis


In the beginning God created the heavens and earth and … Max!


Max is in a car crash with his brother and his girlfriend Tess, who dies in the accident.


Following the loss of his girlfriend, he tries to commit suicide and fails, but when he wakes up, he believes she is still alive, leaving him left questioning what happened to Tess.


Answers appear as apparitions of modernised biblical characters, aiding Max in his discovery or tempting him away.


His only hope of recovery lies in the hands of his brother Chris.


Testament is an award-winning play exploring how humans deal with grief and how it effects those around them, exploring suicide, loss and guilt.


Inviting you into the mind of a car crash survivor as he tries to piece together his fractured memories - exploring the fragmented and nonlinear process of our memories and how trauma can affect this.


Trailer



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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
207 Upper Street
Islington
London N1 1RL

Box office tel: 0333 666 3366

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 14 May 2019

Press night:Thursday 16 May 2019

Closes:Saturday 1 June 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£15

Concessions:
£12

Cast


Max - Nicholas Shalebridge

Tess - Jessica Frances

Doctor - Shireenah Ingram

Chris - William Shackleton

Jesus - David Angland

Lucifer - Daniel Leadbitter


Creatives


Author: Sam Edmunds
Director: Sam Edmunds and William Patrick Harrison
Designer: Becca White
Lighting: Alan Walden
Sound: William Patrick Harrison
Production: Vikesh Godhwani for Chalk Line Theatre

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