by Lucy Prebble
directed by Laley Lippard
March 2 - 25, 2018
2012 UK Critics' circle award best play
Act I - 60 min.
Act II - 60 min.
One 15 minute Intermission
Content Advisory: Adult Language, Nudity, Violence, Sexual Situations
Connie and Tristan are volunteers in a clinical drug trial, but when they begin a sudden and illicit romance, they must ask themselves: is theirs a palpable chemistry—or is it a side effect of the new antidepressant being tested? As their relationship forces the supervising doctors to face off over the ethical consequences of their work, the story begins to unwind in a script that plays like a thriller.
a steamy and scintillating drama filled with humor, intelligence, and suspense
“ Deeply moving, both in its depiction of the giddy wonder of love, and also in its account of the terrifying wasteland of depression itself” - The Telegraph
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