Theatre Works Season 2014

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Thérèse Raquin Adapted and written by Gary Abrahams

Based on the novel by Emile Zola Presented by Dirty Pretty Theatre in association with Theatre Works In a small flat above a small shop in a small arcade lives a small woman trapped in an unwanted life. Forced into an unhappy marriage by her Aunt and stuck caring for her sickly husband, Thérèse Raquin lives a life of quiet desperation. Until she meets Laurent. This brutish man charms his way into the Raquin household and stakes his claim on Thérèse’s heart. Does his love offer her a passionate escape from the dull monotony of her marriage? Or will the affair ensnare her in a situation even more torturous than the life she already leads?

Aug 14 - 31 $25 - $33 Director: Gary Abrahams Cast includes: Emily Milledge, Elizabeth Nabben

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