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Thérèse Raquin
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Thérèse Raquin at the Park Theatre

From 31/07/2014 at 18:30 to 24/08/2014 at 22:00

Following the sell-out success of its premiere at the Finborough Theatre, this startling new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Thérèse Raquin transfers to the Park Theatre.1860s Paris.

In a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine in the dank, narrow Passage du Pont Neuf, the young and beautiful Thérèse Raquin is trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille. Thérèse spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and - every Thursday evening - watching her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin, play dominoes with an eclectic group of ne'er-do-wells. Howver this changes the Thursday evening that her husband Camille brings an old friend to the party – the alluring Laurent – and she embarks on an illicit affair that leads Thérèse to abandon all her inhibitions and loyalties as their brutal and overwhelming passion overturns both their lives and has results that nobody could have foreseen...

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14/07/2014 - powerjohn45 said :

Comps , fun , exciting

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