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Awake And Sing!

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About the Show Less...

Clifford Odets's 1935 drama about a working-class immigrant family living in a Bronx apartment in the 1930s.  Read More >

Awake And Sing!Starkly dramatic and vividly comic, Awake and Sing! tells the story of the Bergers, a lower-middle-class, three-generation Jewish family living in a Bronx apartment during the1930s.  The family, ruled over by strong-willed matriarch Bessie, long for a better world for themselves. True to life in his depiction of the extreme economic hardships confronted by working-class immigrant families during the 1930s, Odets documents their travails and their hopes, capturing the frenetic, pressured existence in this crowded home.

For more about this production, read the First Night Feature or The Big Interview with Jodie Whittaker.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 31/08/2006

Opening Night: 06/09/2007

Closing Night: 20/10/2007

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Cast & Creative


Stockard Channing, Trevor Cooper, Kieron Jecchinis, Paul Jesson, Nigel Lindsay, John Lloyd Fillingham, John Rogan, Ben Turner, Jodie Whittaker


Director - Michael Attenborough

Producer - Almeida Theatre

Author - Clifford Odets

About Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street, London N1 1TA

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