Nine Theatricals / Roebuck Theatrical presents a stage adaptation of John Fowles' novel, about a disturbed lottery winner who kidnaps the object of his affection. More…
When repressed introvert Frederick Clegg wins a fortune in the lottery, he uses his winnings to purchase a large remote country house. Fueled by his obsession with beautiful and privileged art student Miranda Grey, Clegg's behavior soon takes a sinister turn as he abducts and imprisons her in his cellar amid his butterfly collection.
See it if You want to be drawn into a sickening psychological battle with unexpected twists and turns. A terrifying experience.
Don't see it if This is a deep play but very dark. It left me spiritually drained. The characters are unforgettable.
See it if you enjoy a dark psychological drama, suspense, a show building to a climax
Don't see it if don't enjoy a psychological thriller, are offended by profanity and sexual scenes, prefer happy endings.
See it if Well-acted and staged, captures the mind-set of a predator who regards the female as an object; terrifying in view of the coming election
Don't see it if you as man or woman have ever been abused psychologically
See it if You want to see the most powerful, mesmerizing play in town ! A black box theatre with just 3 rows of seats, you are in the action ! See it
Don't see it if You can't deal with situations of certain violence. This play will positively make you feel claustrophobic as it does the fine actress in it
See it if you like to literally be "in" the show; the tight setting makes this intense show even more so. We feel the claustrophobia and terror.
Don't see it if you are claustrophobic; you abhor violence and sexual tension; you only like musicals; psychotics scare you to death.
See it if like psychological thrillers, captivity and terror. Because it's such a small room you feel less like an observer-more like your part of it.
Don't see it if you don't like kidnapping and the terror it engenders, or if abuse and confinement are not tolerable.