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The Flick


In a run-down movie theatre in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimetre film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lacklustre, second-run movies on screen.

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Annie Baker
National Theatre in association with Scott Rudin
Sam Gold
Jane Cox
Brady Poor
David Zinn
Cast list: 
Jaygan Ayeh (Avery), Louisa Krause (Rose) and Matthew Maher (Sam)
West End
The Flick Schedule
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Available from: 
Saturday, 29 April, 2017
Booking to: 
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016

Our Review

In the week where the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama was awarded to the first musical since 2010, Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner opened at the National's Dorfman Theatre in an almost straight transfer from off-Broadway, reuniting two original cast members with director Sam Gold.

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