By Arthur Miller
Directed by David Thacker

Produced by University of Bolton
In partnership with Bolton Council
Supported by Octagon Theatre Bolton

‘We are in this world and you’re going to have to find some way to love it!’
Leroy Hamilton

Two men visit their wives in a psychiatric hospital. Both women struggle with depression and addiction to prescription drugs.

Once ‘the handsomest pair in town’, Patty and her carpenter husband, Leroy, now struggle to make ends meet whilst trying to create a home for their seven children.

John Frick, a wealthy businessman, can’t understand why Karen, ‘a women who has everything she could possibly want’, has inexplicably ‘lost all her optimism’.

In a world where so many people experience mental health concerns, Arthur Miller’s funny, compassionate and profoundly moving play gives hope to us all.

Photograph © Inge Morath / Magnum Photos — Arthur Miller at home, Roxbury, CT, USA 1980

 

Additional information

Tickets

£10-£27

Venue

Bolton Library Theatre

Investigate Day

Sat 9 March, 10.30am - 1.30pm - £5 Find out more

Meet the Director & Cast

Sat 9 March (post matinee) & Mon 11 March (post show) - FREE

Cast

Juliet Aubrey

Juliet Aubrey

Patricia Hamilton
Patrick Poletti

Patrick Poletti

John Frick
David Ricardo-Pearce

David Ricardo-Pearce

Leroy Hamilton
Annie Tyson

Annie Tyson

Karen Frick

Creatives

Ciaran Bagnall

Set & Lighting Designer

Adrian Johnston

Music

Mary Horan

Costume Designer

Lesley Hutchison

Movement & Associate Director

Terry King

Fight Director

Mark Luxton

Sound Number One

Barbara Hockaday

Musician

Robbie Burgess

Musician

‘A miniature masterpiece’

Mail on Sunday

‘You will seldom see anything better on the stage.’

Financial Times

‘Miller writes with a sense of pain and laughter, with an
understanding of the heart’s endless struggle with the mind.’

Sunday Times

‘A first rate play ... unbearably moving ... a political play with a
strong human texture.’

The Guardian
Tickets

26 & under / Students / Universal Credit
Monday — Thursday £10 (Any performance)
Friday & Saturday £10 (Any available seat after 6pm, book on the day of the performance by calling box office on 01204 520661)

Over 65 / Equity
Monday — Thursday £15 / £17 (Any performance)
Friday & Saturday £15 (Any available seat after 6pm, book on the day of the performance by calling box office on 01204 520661)

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Venue

Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive, Le Mans Cres, Bolton BL1 1SE

Bolton Library Theatre