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Lakeboat and Prairie Du Chien

Arcola Theatre

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A double-bill of plays by American writer David Mamet.

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The Arcola theatre presents a double-bill of plays by American writer David Mamet, performed by the same company of actors and directed by Abbey Wright, a graduate of the Donmar Warehouse’s Resident Assistant Director scheme.


It is ship worker Dale’s first day on board the Lakeboat. The tall tale of his predecessor’s disappearance whips through the crew as Dale discovers their mundane lives and fantastic dreams.

Prairie Du Chien

In a claustrophobic railroad car rolling through the night, violent tales of obsession, jealousy and death unfold as passengers while away their long journey across Prairie Du Chien.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 12/04/2011

Opening Night: 15/05/2011

Closing Night: 07/05/2011

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Cast & Creative


Nigel Cooke, Ed hughes, Chris Jarman, William Jeffs, Rory Keenan, Mark Lewis, Roy Sampson, Steven Webb, Nigel Whitney


Director - Abbey Wright

Producer - Play Productions

Designer - Helen Goddard

Lighting Designer - Emma Chapman

Author - David Mamet

Music By - Tristan Parkes

ABOUT Arcola Theatre

24 Ashwin Street, London, United Kingdom, E8 3DL