Abyss at the Arcola Theatre in Dalston
Rowan Rutter for InSite Performance will present the UK premiere of Abyss, by Maria Milisavljevic, at the Arcola Theatre (Studio 2) in Dalston, east London, from 1 to 25 April 2015, with an official opening on 2 April.
The cast for the production includes Iain Batchelor, Jennifer English and Nicola Kavanagh. Jacqui Honess-Martin will direct, with set design by Lucy Sierra, lighting by Ziggy Jacobs, sound by Tim Middleton and movement by Anna Morrissey.
Synopsis: "On a freezing night in Germany 4 friends are making pizza in their apartment. Karla nips out for some milk – and doesn’t come back. Ever. As the search for her becomes increasingly desperate the remaining three find themselves navigating through their own pasts - of conflict in Eastern Europe, family, fear and belonging, and each clue to the whereabouts of the missing girl tests their loyalties, loves and lies."
The play, which is set in Germany, has been previously performed at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto.