Summerfolk archiveIn the early years of the century, Russians of every social class were beginning to sense the onset of a great upheaval. Gorky's mighty naturalistic masterpiece shows us a diverse group of Russians meeting, as they do every year, at their summer holiday retreat. Some are frightened at the prospect of change, some are angry and some yearn for a new life. As they question the value of their work, their art and leisure, they're shocked by the responses their disputes reveal. Relationships break under the strain and scandals of business and infidelity are laid bare.


Author: Maxim Gorki
Adapted by: Nick Dear
Director: Owen Lewis
Design: Susannah Henry
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Summerfolk (Play) production archive for QTIX code T256663712. Details of all Summerfolk archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5135

Archive Listings

24 May 10
27 May 10
Bridewell Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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