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Indecent Proposal

Closed 27 Nov 2021

Southwark Playhouse

When wealthy stranger Larry Harris arrives in town and offers Rebecca a million dollars to spend a night with him, will the lure of money outweigh the promise of fidelity?
Indecent Proposal at Southwark Playhouse

Image courtesy Southwark Playhouse

Show details

Synopsis


Atlantic City. 1988.


Jonny and Rebecca are very much in love and very much in debt.


He's a struggling singer-songwriter who spends most of his time playing backup for Annie at the Oasis Casino Hotel Resort, and she works part-time at the casino and for a local charity.


They struggle to make ends meet but they're happy and that's enough.


Or is it?


When wealthy stranger Larry Harris arrives in town and offers Rebecca a million dollars to spend a night with him, will the lure of money outweigh the promise of fidelity?


Will Rebecca accept Larry's indecent proposal?


Will her marriage survive if she doesn't?


Will Jonny stick around if she does?


Background information, advisory warnings


Age suitability: 13+


Inspired by the Jack Engelhard book which sparked a world-wide debate and was later adapted into the 1993 hit film, Indecent Proposal is a chamber musical that stays true to book's setting of Atlantic City in the 1980s whilst reimagining the work through the lens of the current social and political climate, allowing audiences to consider what they would do in a similar situation, whilst they watch this couple grapple with the fallout from a stranger's proposition.

Trailer



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Theatre


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Postal address:
77-85 Newington Causeway
London SE1 6BD

Box office tel: 020 7407 0234

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 22 October 2021

Press night:Tuesday 2 November 2021

Closes:Saturday 27 November 2021

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Tuesday - 3-00pm

Saturday - 3-00pm


Intervals:1

Running time: 2 hrs 00 mins (inc interval)

Tickets


Previews:
£16

Standard:
£27.50

Concessions:
£22

Cast


Norman Bowman

Jacqui Dankworth

Ako Mitchell


Further casting to be announced


Creatives


Author: Michael Conley (book)
Composer: Dylan Schlosberg
Lyricist: Michael Conley
Director: Charlotte Westenra
Designer: Anna Kelsey
Musical direction: John Reddel
Choreography: Jane McMurtrie
Production: 10 to 4 Productions

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