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Chicago, 2012. Zac is confronted by friends and family, trying to redeem him before it’s too late. As we delve deeper into his alcoholism, the more skeletons appear from the family cupboard’s dusty depths. A series of explosive revelations unravel the brutal truth behind the cycle of abuse. A father and son tale for the 21st century. Ann Bryson, Jan Ravens, Aisling Bea, Waen Shepherd, Phil Nichol and James Carroll Jordan in the Comedians' Theatre Company premiere of Dave Florez’s (Fringe First Award 2011) darkly humorous new play. ‘Dizzyingly brilliant stuff’ (Scotsman). ★★★★★ (WhatsOnStage.com). ‘A golden nugget’ (Guardian). Ages 16+. Contains nudity.
Comedians Theatre Company / The Assembly Rooms.
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Reviews & features
The Intervention5 Aug 2012
Formulaic sitcom that never gains the terminal velocity of real farce
In its very last moment, Dave Florez’s comedy-drama finally finds something truthful. Forty-something alcoholic Zac (Phil Nichol) slumps on the floor and hugs a binful of discarded booze while bawling down the phone to a rehab…
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012: Theatre highlights11 Jul 2012
Steve Jobs, Casablanca, Belt Up, MacBeth in Scots and more
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Mike Daisey’s powerful monologue, which shed uncomfortable light on the appalling working conditions in Chinese factories creating Apple products, attracted acclaim and controversy in the US. You’ll never look at…
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