Berlin. 1932. A group of artists and communists throw a decadent party to celebrate the coming new year. But as the country succumbs to the seduction of Nazism they are forced to choose between integrity and survival.
Shocking and provocative, the play caused a sensation when it was first performed. From Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tony Kushner, A Bright Room Called Day examines the darkest reaches of the human heart.
Off West End Awards 2014: Nominated for Best Director & Best Actress
“Thrilling... it fizzes with freewheeling theatrical imagination... A quirky vitality and feverish intensity [...] seize[d] to galvanising effect.”
“Provocative... frighteningly poignant... powerfully sustained.”
“Beautifully measured... Absolutely compelling.”
“London’s bourgeois theatre scene just can’t handle this radical play and this energetic and thoughtful production with so many stand out performances and moments. “
“An impressive cast... Keeps the audience gripped.”
A Younger Theatre
"a fierce contribution to politically themed theatre. Top quality performances all round"
The Public Reviews
“A powerfully moving play... All emotions are explored to create a truly dramatic piece of theatre.”
“[This] pitch perfect production brims with talent. Terrific.”
“A hugely enthralling and enjoyable play... stabbing at the hearts of the audience... it warrants performances across Britain.”
Rosa Malek/Die Alte - Elizabeth Andrewartha
Baz - Charlie Archer
Paulinka - Laura Hanna
Traum/Herr Sweets - Jonathan Leinmuller
Husz - Ethan Holmes
Gotchling - Holly Morgan
Zillah - Charlotte Jacobs
Agnes - Alana Ramsey
Olivia du Monceau
Jessica Campbell & Ramin Sabi