Autobahn

by Neil LaBute, 16-20 July 2013

“We just keep doing lousy things, I guess. That’s what it is. All this lousy stuff that seems to finally catch up with us. Right?”

This provocative collection of one-act plays set within the confines of the front seat investigate the tentative apprehension that surrounds the steering wheel.

Each of these seven vignettes explore the ethos of perception and relationship - from a make-out session gone awry, to a kidnapping thinly disguised as a road trip, a reconnaissance mission involving the rescue of a Nintendo 64 to a daughter's long ride home after her release from rehab.

The result is an unsettling montage that gradually reveals the scabrous force of words left unsaid while illuminating the delicate interplay between intention and morality. The show captures the essence of Middle America and the myriad paths which cross its surface.

Autobahn consists of seven short plays: Funny; Bench Seat; All Apologies; Merge; Long Division; Road Trip and Autobahn.

Gallery



Cast

Road Trip
Girl - Elizabeth Kingsman; Man - Leon Chambers

Bench Seat
Girl - Skyla Loureda; Guy - Sam Smullen

Funny
Younger Woman - Katerina Georgiou; Older Woman - GerrySkeens

All Apologies
Man - Rob Page; Woman - Valentina Petito

Long Division
Man - Andy Marchant; Other Man - Paul Gibbins

Merge
Woman (passenger) - Elizabeth Daly; Other Woman (driver) - Sarah Beebe

Autobahn
Woman - Maria Waters; Man - Eddie Register


Director Jacqui Adams
Producer: Geoff Chang


Autobahn, by Neil LaBute
The Bridewell Theatre
Bride Lane Fleet Street
London, EC4Y 8EQ

16-20 July 2013 at 7.30pm, Saturday matinée at 2.30pm

Tickets: £13.50 (concessions £11) unless otherwise stated (no booking fee), see below for special performances. Cash only on the door.


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This amateur production is presented by arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD.


Autobahn is being performed as part of the Sedos Summer Festival (10-27 July), an exciting three-week summer season featuring an award-winning play based on the infamous Enron scandal, Neil LaBute's provocative series of one-act plays, and a musical about friendship, theatre and forbidden love.

All shows are performed at our resident home, the Bridewell Theatre. For more information on the Sedos Summer Festival, click here.


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