Sunset at the Villa Thalia

Cast: 4f 3m plus two children, aged 8 and 7

Staging: built set (a terrace in Greece, in 1967, then 1976)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848424968Publication Date:
26 May 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780017709Publication Date:
26 May 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2016

Sunset at the Villa Thalia

By Alexi Kaye Campbell

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A funny and passionate play from the author of The Pride and The Faith Machine.

April 1967. Greece is in political turmoil. Charlotte and Theo have retreated to a small island in search of peace and inspiration. But when they meet a charismatic American couple at the port they are seduced into making choices with devastating consequences.

Alexi Kaye Campbell's play Sunset at the Villa Thalia spans a decade as it explores the impact of foreign influence, planned and unintentional, on a nation and its people.

It premiered at the National Theatre, London, in 2016, in a production directed by Simon Godwin.

Sunset at the Villa Thalia is also available in the volume Alexi Kaye Campbell Plays: One.

Extra Content: 'I knew I had to write a play about Greece': Alexi Kaye Campbell on why he wrote Sunset at the Villa Thalia, in an article for The Guardian, 28 May 2016. 'I was just a year old when the tanks rolled ominously down the streets of Athens one morning, announcing the beginning of one of Greece’s darkest chapters...' Read more >>

Press Quotes

'Beautifully resonant... a convincing mix of social comedy and Greek tragedy'

The Arts Desk

'A winner, a slow-burn story that works on many levels'

The Times

Cast: 4f 3m plus two children, aged 8 and 7

Staging:built set (a terrace in Greece, in 1967, then 1976)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848424968Publication Date:
26 May 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780017709Publication Date:
26 May 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Alexi Kaye Campbell:

Alexi Kaye Campbell Plays: One
The Faith Machine
Apologia (2017 edition)
Bracken Moor
The Pride
Apologia

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