Downstate
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848428195Publication Date:
14 Mar 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
US: Steppenwolf, Chicago, 2018. UK: National Theatre, London, 2019

Downstate

By Bruce Norris

Paperback £9.99£7.99

On Stage at:
National Theatre, London
From Tue 12 Mar 2019 to Sat 27 Apr 2019

In downstate Illinois, four men convicted of sex crimes against minors share a group home where they live out their lives in the shadow of the offences they committed. A man shows up to confront his childhood abuser – but does he want closure or retribution?

Bruce Norris's provocative play Downstate zeroes in on the limits of our compassion and what happens when society deems anyone beyond forgiveness. It received its UK premiere at the National Theatre, London, in March 2019, in the same production which had its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, in September 2018.

Press Quotes

'An unsentimental act of compassion and a devastating entertainment, a wry polemic and the darkest of dark comedies'

Chicago Reader

'[An] audacious, highly charged play'

Daily Herald
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848428195Publication Date:
14 Mar 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Bruce Norris:

The Pain and the Itch
Purple Heart
Clybourne Park
The Low Road

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