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Dying For It

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A satirical comedy in which a man, disheartened with life, decides to commit suicide, only to find that a number of people would like him to die on their behalf. Read More >

Hallway-dwelling Semyon is unemployed and disheartened with life. When his last hope at turning his life around disappears, he decides to commit suicide, only to find that a number of people would like him to die on their behalf. On the night of the deed, a party grows towards a glorious climax.

Playwright Moira Buffini has freely adapted Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide, which was banned by Stalin before a single performance, to create Dying For It. Her other plays include Dinner, Love Play, Silence and Doomsday Girl.

For more information on this production, please read The First Night Feature

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 08/03/2007

Opening Night: 15/03/2007

Closing Night: 28/04/2007

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Tom Brooke, Susan Brown, Charlie Condou, Michelle Dockery, Barnaby Kay, Paul Rider, Tony Rohr, Sophie Stanton, Ronan Vibert, Liz White

Creative

Director - Anna Mackmin

Designer - Lez Brotherston

Lighting Designer - Paul Keogan

Author - Moira Buffini

About Almeida Theatre

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