The Antipodes
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848428799Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
New York, 2017; National Theatre, 2019

The Antipodes

By Annie Baker

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On Stage at:
National Theatre, London
From Mon 21 Oct 2019 to Sat 23 Nov 2019

A group of people sit around a table theorising, categorising and telling stories. Their real purpose is never quite clear, but they continue on, searching for the monstrous.

Part satire, part sacred rite, Annie Baker's play The Antipodes asks what value stories have for a world in crisis. First seen at Signature Theatre, New York, in 2017, the play had its UK premiere at the National Theatre, London, in 2019.

Press Quotes

'Intensely vivid and hypnotizing'

Time Out (New York)

'Endlessly fascinating… The Antipodes leaves you glowing with a wondering satisfaction. I mean the happy satiety that comes from being in the hands of a real right-brain/left-brain author who channels her ineffable instincts with a master artisan's practical skills… Ms. Baker has established herself as one of the freshest voices in American theater. Here she also provides evidence of her peerless ear for contemporary language'

New York Times

'Tantalizing… In John, a play set in a quaintly eerie bed and breakfast, Baker flirted with occult suspense. Here, in a drama confined to a fluorescent room… she edges into symbolist territory. Baker's signature hyper-realism makes room for an irrational dimension that lightly evokes the supernatural enigmas of Maurice Maeterlinck and August Strindberg'

Los Angeles Times

'A paradoxical, puzzling, compellingly hypnotic work'

Village Voice
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848428799Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
This edition isn't available yet, but you can be amongst the first to receive it by pre-ordering now! Pre-order

Also by Annie Baker:

Circle Mirror Transformation
The Vermont Plays
Uncle Vanya
John
The Flick

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