The play tours the UK for four weeks and then has a run of 4 weeks in London. Starting at Mercury Theatre, Colchester on 10 April, it tours to: Oxford Playhouse; Trestle, St AlbansDarlington Arts Centre; Junction Cambridge; Hat Factory, Luton; Bath Theatre Royal; Drum, Plymouth; Norwich Playhouse; Manchester Royal ExchangeThe play will be staged at Trafalger Studios, London, for four weeks from 7 May 2007Edmund White is an acclaimed American writer; this is his first new play for years, published as a programme text to accompany the production'Both Peter Eyre as the elderly James Brevoord, and Arthur Darvill as the prisoner Harrison, give performances to relish, thoughtful, moving, and beautifully disciplined.' **** Scotsman
Edmund White is the author of many critically acclaimed books, the most recent being The Flaneur. He was made an officer in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and won a literary prize from the Festival of Deauville. Born in Ohio in 1940, he has lived in New York, Rome and France. He now teaches at Princeton University. His acclaimed autobiography, My Lives, was published in 2006 (Bloomsbury).
'One of the most brilliant and distinguished authors at work in America today' Patrick McGrath 'America's most influential gay writer' Time Magazine