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Dry Land

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Jermyn Street Theatre, Piccadilly Circus

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Dry Land

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit comes to London

Set in the girls’ locker room of a Florida high school, this energetic, four-character play explores an unlikely friendship that is put to the most extreme of tests. Tackling issues surrounding sexuality and the pressures of youth, Dry Land has been described as "tender, caustic, funny and harrowing, often all at the same time." (New York Times). When Dry Land opened in New York last September, it was lauded by critics across the board. Don’t miss the London premiere of "fearless" finalist of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, Ruby Rae Spiegel's first piece. Having been converted from a restaurant and club in the early 1990's, The Jermyn Street Theatre has established itself as one of London’s leading Off-West End studio theatres. Since Gene David Kirk became Artistic Director in 2009 the theatre’s creative output has been transformed, with a number critically acclaimed revivals of rarely performed plays including Charles Morgan’s post-war classic The River Line and the UK premiere of Ibsen’s first performed play St John’s Night. Jermyn Street Theatre was nominated for the Peter Brook Empty Space Award in 2011 and won the Stage 100 Best Fringe Theatre in 2012. Not suitable for under 12s. This play includes references to and scenes of a sexual or violent nature.

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