Today is Sun, 14 August 2022
Age Restriction: Recommended 14+
Please Note: From 13–16 Sep Helen Hunt will not perform and the role of Suzanne will be played by an understudy.
Audio Described Performance: Tue 11 Oct 7:30 pm
Captioned Performance: Fri 14 Oct 7:30 pm
'The perfect play for our age of disagreement.' New York Times
Every child is welcomed at the progressive Eureka Day school in Berkeley, California – it's a point of pride for the parents on the Executive Committee.
But when a public health scare erupts, it turns out tolerance and togetherness are no match for mumps…
'If consensus was easy, everyone would do it.'
In Jonathan Spector's timely and hysterical comedy, polite debate descends into ideological warfare, as a democratic utopia tears itself apart.
Starring Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Helen Hunt (As Good As It Gets, The Sessions, Mad About You) and directed by Katy Rudd (Camp Siegfried, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), with further casting to be announced.
A co-production with Sonia Friedman Productions
Access description: There is a ramp from street level into the foyer and the box office is on your right. Handrails are available on either side of the entrance. From the foyer there are seven steps into the Stalls (without handrails). There are 20+ steps to the Dress Circle and a further 20 steps to the Baylis Circle (with handrails). The theatre is open 1 hour before the performance.
Sound Amplification: Sennheiser infra-red system. A unit is required to be collected from the cloakroom for a £5 deposit (which will be refunded on return of the unit). 30+ units available, including in-ear types and loop units to be used with the T-setting/switch on hearing aids. Some seats are unsuitable for use with the units, please inform the box office at the time of booking if one is likely to be needed. Induction loop is available at the walk-up box office.
Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium. Alternatively, staff can dog-sit. Pleae inform Box Office at time of booking.
Disabled Access: There is a ramp from street level into the foyer. One wheelchair position in Stalls seat N5, a companion can sit in N6. In the case of a transfer, the wheelchair will be stored in the adapted toilet which is next to the access door and close to the wheelchair position. Please discuss any access needs with the box office at the time of booking.
Toilets: There are men’s and women’s off the Pit bar, and 21 steps up from the Lilian Baylis bar.
Disabled Toilets: Adapted WC on the left inside the side entrance