Pain And The Itch, The

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American writer Bruce Norris's social satire takes a withering look at phoney liberal values.

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The Pain And The ItchAmerican writer Bruce Norris’s social satire takes a withering look at phoney liberal values.

A cosy family Thanksgiving dinner for six; someone – or something – is leaving bite marks in the avocados, Clay and Kelly’s daughter Kayla has an itch and Carol can’t remember who played Ghandi.

This is a UK debut for Norris, whose work, which includes The Infidel, Purple Heart and The Unmentionables,  has previously been at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago.

For more about this production, please read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 14/06/2007

Opening Night: 21/06/2007

Closing Night: 04/08/2007

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Cast & Creative


Matthew MacFadyen, Andrea Riseborough, Amanda Boxer, Abdi Gouhad, Peter Sullivan, Sara Stewart


Director - Dominic Cooke

Author - Bruce Norris

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