FEATURED SHOW: There Or Here at the Park Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you booked yet for THERE OR HERE at the Park Theatre? This UK premiere of Jennifer Maisel’s dramatic comedy is now running until 17 February 2018. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes – plus full production shots gallery – below. Time to get booking!

THERE OR HERE is the first offering of the 2018 season in PARK90, mounted by the same producers who scored a hit in 2014 with the UK premiere of another American play, David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face, which was first seen at the Park Theatre before transferring to the National Theatre.

Set in 2006, when illness prevents American married couple Robyn and Ajay from having a child of their own, they return to India – the country of Ajay’s birth – to outsource their pregnancy to a local woman. As they embark on this journey of a lifetime, their increasing inability to be each other’s comfort drives them to seek solace from other outsourced strangers on the opposite end of their phones.

EastEnders star Rakhee Thakrar features in the THERE OR HERE cast, playing numerous characters, along with Lucy Fenton (as Robyn), Manish GandhiUrsula Mohan and Chris Nayak (Ajay). This production is directed by Vik Sivalingam and designed by Vicky Sweatman, with lighting by Robbie Butler and sound by Nicola Chang. It’s presented by Special Relationship Productions in association with Anita Creed Productions and Park Theatre.

THERE OR HERE runs at London’s Park Theatre until 17 February 2018, Tuesday to Saturday Performances at 7.45pm and Thursday and Saturday matinees at 3.15pm. Tickets are priced £18 (concessions £16.50). CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!


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Photography by Ikin Yum.

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Review highlights

LondonTheatre1 - ★★★★★
LondonTheatre1 – ★★★★★
Laura Thomas: “The piece is sentimental and optimistic, but well-constructed, with a darkly tragic twist. The talented cast never waver in their concentration and deliver a superb slice of unselfconscious feel-good theatre…. The play delivers an interesting and topical take on the contemporary Asian diaspora. And, in not preaching, makes a stronger point than many of its contemporaries.”
Fairy Powered Productions - ★★★★
Fairy Powered Productions – ★★★★
Claire Roderick: “A clever, taut and emotional play that will make you laugh and cry in equal measure, There or Here is a rare treat.”
ActDrop - ★★★★
ActDrop – ★★★★
Peter Brown: “Director Vik Sivalingham.. ably manag[es] the gear-shifts from comedic moments to more moving and senstive scenes with stylish ease.”
View From The Cheap Seat
View from the Cheap Seat
Matt Merritt: “A multi-layered narrative shot through with humour, some of it scathing, including a lot of witty one-liners. It contains tremendous sadness and want. An intelligent, well-written and cleverly structured play.”
Miro Magazine
Miro Magazine
Daniel Perks: “It’s these small details that are well picked up on in There Or Here; each micro-encounter between the characters is full of emotion and weight, whether that be light-hearted laughter or hard-hitting home truths.”
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