A new play by Pulitzer Prize Award winning writer, Bruce Norris about men convicted of sex crimes.
A new drama set in a group home in Illinois for men convicted of horrific sex crimes against minors. Written by Pulitzer Prize Award winning writer, Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park, The Low Road) and with direction by Tony Award winner, Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?).
Bruce Norris is following in David Mamet's blistering footsteps to become the current most urgent provocateur of American theatre. That he does so with more humanity and compassion, however, makes his work all the more stinging...'
Controversial but also clear-eyed and compassionate. Bruce Norris's ever-provocative play puts people first, labels second...beautiful and wounding play... in the production of a writer's dreams.'
Bruce's norris' harrowing but cynical new play...Downstate has important points to make, and the quality of the production is undeniable. But does it do enough to justify its graphic descriptions...?'