As the clock ticks towards midnight on New Year’s Eve, a husband and wife talk nervously about what the future holds for them and their fellow citizens.
Welcome to Azerbaijan, part of the police state of the Soviet Union in the dying minutes of 1937. The past year has been the worst of the Great Terror, in which the paranoid dictator Joseph Stalin unleashed wave upon wave of arrests. Millions have been tortured and executed. Informants and spies are everywhere. No one knows who to trust.
And then comes the dreaded knock on the door. Is it the NKVD, the state’s ruthless secret police? Or a far more mysterious – and terrifying – visitor? Dark secrets emerge, time is suspended and the husband and wife are tested to breaking point – and beyond…
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Midnight (2018-09-Union Theatre-London)Type de série: Original
Théâtre: Union Theatre (Londres - Angleterre) Durée : 3 semaines Nombre : Première Preview : mercredi 05 septembre 2018Première : mercredi 05 septembre 2018Dernière : samedi 29 septembre 2018Mise en scène : Kate Golledge • Chorégraphie : Chris Cuming • Producteur : Avec : Sanan Aliyev (Debunk Theatre), Colin Burnicle, Norma Butikofer, Leon Scott, Ashley Daniels, Melania Maggior, Tilly-Mae Millbrook, Luke ThorntonPresse : “Midnight is an enthralling and entertaining piece of musical theatre, exciting too as it swerves its way to its haunting climax.” Ought To Be Clowns
★★★★ “an enthralling evening” Musical Theatre Review
★★★★ “Catchy tunes, zingy one-liners and great performances. A hugely enjoyable riot.” Everything Theatre
★★★★★ “a highly impactful, beautifully-crafted musical” The Spy in the Stalls
★★★★ “an impressive score, clever staging and bags full of emotion throughout” Musical Manda
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