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Contractions

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by Mike Bartlett

1 - 29 November 2017

"It’s very important that you stay healthy.
That the environment you work in is safe.
That you feel comfortable, and secure.
That you feel balanced, safe, and in control.".

Are your employers concerned about your welfare? Do they have a duty of care?

Emma thinks so, but when she begins a relationship with colleague Darren her Manager suggests she might be in breach of contract. A series of bizarre meetings follow, during which the consequences of Emma’s actions take on a disturbing quality…

A dark comedy about faceless corporations, nameless management and the boundaries between work and play.

A site specific co-production with New Diorama Theatre staged on a disused trading floor.

Deafinitely Theatre's Contractions, is the first professional revival of the play in London since its debut at the Royal Court Theatre in 2008.

Please note this performance is taking place at ND2 (Next to New Diorama Theatre), 1 Triton Square, Regent's Place, NW1 3HG.


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