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Performance

VenueLyttelton (National Theatre)
Other spaces: Lyttelton Loft
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From29th September 2009
Opened6th October 2009
To18th April 2010
WhenIn rep
PricesFrom £10.00. To £35.00.
What is currently on at Lyttelton (National Theatre) (V374)

The Power of Yes

The Power of YesT0220229323
A dramatist seeks to understand the financial crisis. In retrospect is it fair to say that the idea that banks could manage risk was a total illusion? On 15 September 2008, capitalism came to a grinding halt. As sub-prime mortgages and toxic securities continued to dominate the headlines, this spring the National Theatre asked David Hare to write an urgent and immediate work to be staged this autumn that sought to find out what had happened, and why. Capitalism works when greed and fear are in the correct balance. This time they got out of balance. Too much greed, not enough fear. Meeting with many of the key players from the financial world, David Hare, author of The Permanent Way and Stuff Happens, has created The Power of Yes: a compelling narrative, as enlightening as it is entertaining. It
Author David Hare


Archive :: production:T0220229323, play:S254519940, venue:V374

A dramatist seeks to understand the financial crisis

Running time 1hr 45mins - no interval.

Special Performances


  • 14 Dec 09 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)

Company

Producer National Theatre
Director Angus Jackson
Design Bob Crowley
Lighting Paule Constable
Design Jon Driscoll (projection)
Music Stephen Warbeck
Sound John Leonard
Performer Julien Ball
Performer Ian Bartholomew
Performer Jasper Britton
Performer Richard Corderey
Performer Jonathan Coy
Performer Mark Elstob
Performer Paul Freeman
Performer Ian Gelder
Performer John Hollingworth
Performer Bruce Myers
Performer Claire Price
Performer Jeff Rawle
Performer Christian Roe
Performer Jemima Rooper
Performer Malcolm Sinclair
Performer Peter Sullivan
Performer Nicolas Tennant
Performer Alan Vicary
Performer Simon Williams
Performer Lizzie Winkler

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