Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Aug 4 - 28 2022. Following a pop-up run in London 2021. Co-production with Cusack Projects Ltd.
Revenge thriller about an actress in her 40's under investigation for the murder of an auteur theatre director whilst rehearsing a stage adaptation of Hitchcock's Psycho.
with Emily Bruni
See trailer here
"Dramatises the industry’s cruel status games with a vivid intensity."
★★★★ The Guardian
"A reminder of how powerful the simple combination of performer, empty space and story can be."
★★★★ The Financial Times
"An immensely well-crafted hour of theatre"
★★★★ The Scotsman
"Bruni's mesmerising performance."
★★★★ The Arts Desk
"Emily Bruni knocks your socks off."
★★★★★ North West End
"A magnetically addictive performance"
★★★★★ Corr Blimey
"Storytelling at the highest level."
"Pitch perfect... this dazzling monologue play"
★★★★★ Camden New Journal
"A must-see show"
★★★★★ Daily Business Magazine
"The sweet taste of revenge"
★★★★ The List
"Run to this show for Bruni’s scorching performance"
★★★★ Fest Magazine
"Realistic, chilling, spine-tingling"
★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
"Captivates and impresses throughout."
★★★★ The Wee Review
"A masterclass in storytelling"
★★★★ Theatre Scotland
Matt Wilkinson’s razor-sharp Psychodrama shows Emily Bruni at her scintillating best."
★★★★ Quintessential Review
“Emily Bruni is a whipsmart narrator"
★★★★ The Reviews Hub
"Against a terrific wall of sound devised by Gareth Fry, Emily Bruni gives a powerhouse performance”
★★★★ Lost in Theatreland
OffFest Award nomination for Best Theatre
OffWestEnd Award nominations for
Lead Performance in a Play: Emily Bruni
Sound Design: Gareth Fry
design James Turner
light Elliot Griggs
sound Gareth Fry
writer director Matt Wilkinson
producer Pádraig Cusack
Run time 60mins
PR: Chloé Nelkin
Purchase Methuen playtext here