Tracing the story backwards from the discovery of a corpse named Jim in a hotel room by the seemingly cursed and talkative hotel maid Amy, the play follows the story of Jim and the corpse he found himself in his storage warehouse which drove him to suicide in the first place.
|Character||Original Cast, 2005|
For the play Laura Wade won the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright 2005 and the Pearson Playwrights Best Play Award and George Devine Award. The production was also nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.
After its initial premiere it has since been produced in Sydney 2006, The Hague 2007 and most recently Melbourne 2016 . The British regional premiere was at Alma Tavern Theatre, Bristol 2007 presented by Plain Clothes Theatre Productions. It subsequently toured to the Cheltenham Everyman Studio. The production won Venue magazine's Best Play of 2007. The American premiere, produced by Luna Theater Company, at Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Oct 2007 with the Chicago premiere being produced by Steep Theatre Jan 2008, directed by Robin Witt.
|This article on a 2000s play is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|