On Insomnia and Midnight
In a big city hotel room, a man and the maid are talking. But the more they talk, the more danger they face, and neither knows where it will lead. On Insomnia and Midnight is a tale to frighten chambermaids in the night.
Edgar Chias is a playwright, actor, theatre critic and translator and was a member of the Royal Court Writers Group in Mexico City. A reading of On Insomnia and Midnight took place as part of ARENA MEXICO in January 2006. As part of this Anglo-Mexican collaboration, actress Vanessa Bauche (Amores Perros, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada) makes her British debut.
Direction: Hettie Macdonald
Design: Lizzie Clachan
Lighting: Rick Fisher
Sound: Paul Arditti
Cast includes: Vanessa Bauche, Nicholas Le Prevost
Monday-Saturday 7.45pm, Saturday Matinees 3.30pm
Post Show Talk Tues 3 October
This play is supported by the Genesis Foundation with additional support from the Anglo-Mexican Foundation, the Mexico Tourism Board and the Mexican Embassy, London.
A Royal Court co-production with the Festival Internacional Cervantino in association with the British Council and the Centro Cultural Helenico.
( DE INSOMNIO Y MEDIA NOCHE ) by Edgar Chias translated by David Johnson.
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