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Friedrich Durrenmatt's visionary revenge play, transported into mid-20th-century America by Tony Kushner (Angels in America). In the town of Slurry, New York, post-war recession has bitten. Claire Zachanassian, improbably beautiful and impenetrably terrifying, returns to her hometown as the world's richest woman. The locals hope her arrival signals a change in their fortunes, but they soon realise that prosperity will only come at a terrible price.Performers Lesley Manville, Hugo Weaving, Troy Alexander, Charlotte Asprey, Jason Barnett, Sam Cox, Bethan Cullinane, Paul Dodds, Richard Durden, Ian Drysdale, Michael Elcock, Paul Gladwin, Garrick Hagon, Sara Kestelman, Simon Markey, Louis Martin, Kevin Mathurin, Joseph Mydell, Stuart Nunn, Simon Startin, Tony Turner, Douglas Walker, Flo Wilson, Nicholas Woodeson.
Author Friedrich Durrenmatt. Adapted by Tony Kushner. Producer National Theatre. Director Jeremy Herrin. Design Vicki Mortimer. Costume Moritz Junge. Lighting Paule Constable. Music Paul Englishby. Sound Paul Arditti. Director Polly Bennett (movement director).
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