John

John

by: Annie Baker

by: Annie Baker

Overview

Annie Baker's mesmerising exploration of the frailty and loneliness of human experience. The week after Thanksgiving. A bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

A cheerful innkeeper. A young couple struggling to stay together. Thousands of inanimate objects, watching.

John is an utterly compelling play, a quietly evolving tale permeated with a kind of magical super-realism. John is the second of Annie Baker's plays to have its UK premiere at the National Theatre, following the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick.

Authors

Annie Baker

Annie Baker's full-length plays include The Flick (Playwrights Horizons, OBIE Award for Playwriting, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwrights Horizons, OBIE Award for Best New American Play, Drama Desk nomination for Best Play), The Aliens (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, OBIE Award for ...

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