The Spoils

The Spoils Tickets

Trafalgar Studio One
West End

BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated Jesse Eisenberg, making his West End debut, is renowned for playing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. He also starred in To Rome with Love, directed by Woody Allen and is currently appearing in the blockbuster film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. London born Kunal Nayyar is known to audiences across the globe from The Big Bang Theory. His theatre credits include the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

Joining Eisenberg and Nayyar in one of the best ensemble casts assembled in the West End are Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) making his West End stage debut and Olivier award winner Katie Brayben (Beautiful, My Mother Said I Never Should, King Charles III, American Psycho). Completing the line-up is American actress Annapurna Sriram (Billions).

Critic’s Choice – The New York Times & Time Out (New York)

Kunal Nayyar will not appear 1-13 August.


Book your The Spoils tickets, playing at Trafalgar Studio One today.

The Spoils Synopsis: 

Nobody likes Ben. Ben doesn’t even like Ben. He bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and win her back.

Jesse Eisenberg
Ambassador Theatre Group, Lisa Matlin and The New Group
Scott Elliott
Peter Kaczorowski
Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen
Derek McLane
Susan Hilferty
Cast list: 
Jesse Eisenberg, Kunal Nayyar, Alfie Allen, Katie Brayben, Annapurna Sriram
The Spoils Schedule
Opening date: 
Thursday, 2 June, 2016
Available from: 
Wednesday, 10 August, 2016
Booking to: 
Wednesday, 10 August, 2016
14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross

Latest The Spoils News & Features

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Interview with Jesse Eisenberg and cast of The Spoils

Jesse Eisenberg's new comedy The Spoils is currently running at the Trafalgar Studios, following a successful run off-Broadway. Described as "a cuttingly satirical glimpse of a lost soul searching to assent the reality of his situation", this dark comedy speaks to the exasperated, self-analysing millennial generation.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Spoils cast update - Trafalgar Studios

Further casting has been announced for The Spoils, written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg, opening at the Trafalgar Studios in central London on 2 June 2016, following previews from 27 May and running until 13 August 2016.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Spoils written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg

It has been announced that the European premiere of The New Group's Off-Broadway comedy The Spoils written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg will run at the Trafalgar Studios in central London from 27 May to 13 August with an official opening on 2 June 2016.

Our Review

The last time a star actor turned playwright appeared in his own play in the West End it was Matthew Perry in The End of Longing and it looked for all the world like a kind of vanity project given a degree of authenticity by its thinly-veiled sense of autobiography. But now Jesse Eisenberg -- the new king of... Read more

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