At a time when binge drinking and all night pub opening hour's the subject of fierce public debate. Blackout
examines the tragic and farcical sides of alcoholism and the impact of the battle on our society. The first play to be set entirely in an AA meeting Blackout
achieved huge success in New York before it was adapted into the film Drunks
(1997), starring Faye Dunaway, Richard Lewis, Dianne West, Spalding Gray and Howard Rollins, Jnr. A diverse group gathers for their Alcoholic's Anonymous meeting on Christmas Eve. They crave strength, integrity and friendship as they struggle to make sense of their lives after their lives after years of drink, drugs and excess. One by one they recount their stories to each other and a unique blend of drama and humour unfolds.
Archive :: production:T01795834082, play:S1729839793, venue:V527081082