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American Trade archiveWhen things get a little too hot for him in New York, good-looking, charismatic hustler, Pharus, escapes the clutches of rap star Jules and moves to London, where he sets up an escort business under the guise of a model agency. Recruiting a range of workers from different backgrounds who can cater to every taste, the play mischievously demonstrates the pressures and absurdities of making it in the big city for locals and immigrants alike. And it throws a wry light on our society American Trade is the stylish and feisty new play by the RSC’s Playwright in Residence, Tarell Alvin McCraney, winner of the 2008 Evening Standard Award for most promising playwright for his plays In the Red and Brown Water and The Brothers Size at the Young Vic.
Performers Adam Burton, David Carr, Geoffrey Freshwater, Gruffudd Glyn, Kathryn Hunter, Tunji Kasim, Debbie Korley, Dharmesh Patel, David Rubin, Sophie Russell, Simone Saunders, Peter Shorey, Clarence Smith, James Traherne, James Tucker, Larrington Walker, Kirsty Woodward, Hannah Young, Samantha Young.
Author Tarell Alvin McCraney. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Jamie Lloyd. Design Soutra Gilmour. Sound Ben Ringham. Sound Max Ringham. Lighting Neil Austin.

American Trade

American Trade (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0810004933. Details of all American Trade archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1065915746

Archive Listings

2 Jun 11
18 Jun 11
Hampstead Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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