In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.
Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots star in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, beaming live from the Harold Pinter Theatre.
‘Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play.’ ★★★★★ The Guardian
‘Conleth Hill is superb. Exquisite.’ ★★★★★ Evening Standard
‘Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are terrific.’ ★★★★★ Metro
‘Jame Macdonald’s blistering production. Intoxicatingly good.’ ★★★★★ Financial Times