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