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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown - Trailer

See the trailer for the musical adaptation of Pedro Alomdovar's Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, playing at London's Playhouse Theatre in 2015.

 

When TV actress Pepa's boyfriend leaves her in unexplained circumstances she confronts his wife and son in a scramble to find out where he's gone and why, but they're just as clueless as she is. At the same time, Pepa's girlfriend is worried that the police are after her because of her own boyfriend's criminal activities, so she and Pepa consult a female lawyer - who just happens to be Pepa's boyfriend's new lover. It's a delirious tangle of criss-crossing relationships from here on in.


Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage) makes her musical theatre debut as Pepa in the UK premiere of David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane’s new musical adaptation of Pedro Almodovar’s Oscar-nominated film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.  Directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher, the production is currently playing for a limited season at the Playhouse Theatre.

The show captures the sexy and colourful spirit of Almodovar’s Madrid, and you're in for a wild ride as Pepa and her friends juggle everyday lives and extraordinary moments in this surprising, heartbreaking and rebellious-spirited musical comedy.

Show Information

  Monday, 9th February 2015
  Saturday, 9th May 2015

Venue Information

Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Avenue
London
WC2N 5DE

Map | Seating Plan

(2mins) Follow Embankment Place right under the bridge; turn right onto Northumberland Avenue and you’ll see the theatre.

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