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The world premiere of a provocative new play that examines the changing fortunes of two countries whose futures will come to define our own. Read More >

Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young American photojournalist – captures a piece of history.

New York, 2012. Joe is covering a presidential election, marred by debate over cheap labour and the outsourcing of American jobs to Chinese factories. When a cryptic message is left in a Beijing newspaper, Joe is driven to discover the truth behind the unknown hero he captured on film. Who was he? What happened to him? And could he still be alive?

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 20/05/2013

Opening Night: 28/05/2013

Closing Night: 06/07/2013

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Stephen Campbell Moore, Sean Gilder, Trevor Cooper, Claudie Blakley, Benedict Wong, Andrew Leung, Karl Collins, Nancy Crane, Elizabeth Chan, Sarah Lam, Vera Chok, David K S Tse

Creative

Director - Lyndsey Turner

Producer - an Almeida and Headlong co-production

Author - Lucy Kirkwood

ABOUT Almeida Theatre

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