Shipwreck

Shipwreck

From across the room I saw the President, torchlight playing across his visage.

And the violins began, and the low rumble of the timpani.

I screamed. I ran.

An old farmhouse upstate. Snow is falling. Mountains are falling. Something is breaking apart.

You are formally invited to dinner with the 45th president of the United States.

Anne Washburn (The Twilight ZoneMr Burns) returns to the Almeida with a sinister and sensational new play, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

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By:
Anne Washburn
Director:
Rupert Goold
Lighting:
Jack Knowles
Design:
Miriam Buether

Almeida Theatre

Address:
Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1TA
Venue Box Office:
020 7359 4404
Nearest tube:
Angel or Highbury & Islington

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Our Shipwreck Review

There have been a good number of plays across London that have addressed The Issue that is Donald Trump, whether it be Jon Culshaw’s tip of the hat in the first production of the Pinter season, or the Bridge’s contemporary Julius Caesar. But at the Almeida, Anne Washburn takes Trump on head-on, deconstructing almost every element of the President’s character, political career, and the people... Read more

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