The Pain and the Itch
Genre: Play, Drama
Author: Bruce Norris
Director: Dominic Cooke
American writer Bruce Norris's social satire takes a withering look at phoney liberal values.
A cosy family Thanksgiving dinner for six; someone – or something – is leaving bite marks in the avocados, Clay and Kelly's daughter Kayla has an itch and Carol can't remember who played Ghandi.
Matthew Macfadyen Role:
Clay, a stay at home father with a liberal attitude
Opens in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Previews from: 14 June 2007
Opening night: 21 June 2007
Closing: extended to 4 August 2007
Times: Mon-Sat 19:30 (21 Jun 19:00), Mats Sat (from 23 Jun) 15:30
Special post show Q & A with Cooke and cast members on Tuesday, 26 Jun