The Finborough announces ReDicoveries 2012.


The Finborough Theatre in Earl's Court, west London, has announced three plays as part of its ReDiscoveries season from Feb - Apr 2012. The plays include:

31 Jan 2012 - 25 Feb 2012
Outward Bound, written by Sutton Vane, directed by Louise Hill, designed by Alex Marker, produced by Coracle in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre. Seven passengers meet in the saloon bar of a ship as it sets sail from an unidentified English port. Socialite Mrs Cliveden- Banks is on her way to join her husband, a Colonel in the army; Mr Lingley has important business in Marseilles; charlady Mrs Midget is making her first passage by sea; Reverend William Duke is looking forward to a holiday, while Tom Prior intends to spend the journey in the ship’s saloon bar. Also on board are Henry and Ann, a young couple who seem anxious for the ship to leave port. But the travellers have more in common than they dare to suspect. Out at sea, an eerie calm settles over the ship as Tom is the first to discover the fate which awaits his fellow passengers…

28 Feb 2012 - 24 Mar 2012
Don Juan Comes Back From The War, written by Ödön von Horváth in a new version by Duncan Macmillan, directed by Andrea Ferran, produced by Lucy Jackson for Volta Theatre in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre. Don Juan’s back from the War and he’s got some catching up to do. Berlin may be crumbling, but after years of abstinence, the Don is ready for more of the debauchery that once made his name. Yet despite his best efforts, the years of excess are beginning to catch up with him. Amidst political upheaval and economic ruin, Don Juan finds himself increasingly at odds with the man he used to be. Is this notorious lothario finally about to experience a sudden change of heart?

27 Mar 2012 - 21 Apr 2012
The American Clock, written by Arthur Miller, directed by Phil Willmott, design by Philip Lindley, costume by Gregor Donnelly, produced by The Steam Industry and Neil McPherson at the Finborough Theatre by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. Inspired partly by Studs Terkel's oral history Hard Times, and partly by Arthur Miller's own recollections, The American Clock is a panoramic 'dramatic vaudeville' about the Great Depression of the 1930s. When the stock market crashes, a well-to-do family loses everything and is forced to move from their plush penthouse apartment to the modest home of a relative in Brooklyn...

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