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“A meaningful play about a really important subject”. As I left the Park Theatre having watched Eugene O’Hare’s play The Weatherman, these were the sort of (overheard) comments I heard. Unfortunately, I could not altogether agree.
The Weatherman, Eugene O’Hare’s full-length debut play opens with brief sunny spells but it’s clear that the forecast is for a stormy and changeable production.
The trafficking of human beings – 7,000 identified in the UK in 2018 – is a disgusting blight on our country. The fledgling playwright Eugene O’Hare is among many earnest contemporary writers (working in theatre, film and stage) seeking to shine a light on the problem.
“Tina has his strength. Vita has his tongue. Francesca has his spirit.” So speaks Ludovica about her daughters in Meghan Kennedy’s Napoli, Brooklyn. Take a first look at those daughters in our production gallery, then book you tickets for the show’s London run at Park Theatre.
Park Theatre has announced its new July to December 2019 season. Featuring four world premiere productions, two UK and London premieres and a range of revivals from Broadway and the West End and featuring Miriam Margolyes, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Meaghan Martin.