Designed by Anna Fleischle
"...Fleischle's set design does an elegant job of communicating a sense of isolation in a bustling metropolis." Charlie Burton, GQ Magazine.
"Anna Fleischle's set design, using fast changing projected scenes of a metropolis with skyscrapers and crowded streets, punctuates the sense of inner confusion some of the characters seem to be in...the [bar] adds to the impersonal reality in which these characters live" Rivka Jacobson, PlaysToSee.com
THE END OF LONGING, a new play written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry. Directed by critically acclaimed and award-winning director, Lindsay Posner.
A hilarious and dark comedy, THE END OF LONGING follows the story of Jack, Stephanie, Joseph and Stevie: four lost souls, entering their forties and searching for meaning. After sharing one raucous night together in a downtown Los Angeles bar, their lives become irreversibily entwined in a rollercoaster journey that forces them to confront the darker sides of their relationships.
THE END OF LONGING will be at the Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited run from Monday 21st March until Saturday 14th May 2016. Previews from February 2016. For more information and to book tickets, click here.
"Matthew Perry's debut play is smart, stylish and sexy. This is just what the West End needs."
Gay Times: 4 stars ****
"Funny, sharp and intelligent."
"Lindsay Posner's production is as slick as a Chandler one-liner."
WhatsOnStage.com: 4 stars ****
"Wired, raw and very funny."
"Like watching a re-write of Noel Coward's Private Lives strained through Patrick Marber's more flamnoyantly explicit Closer."
Kevin Hughes, Heart FM:
"Matthew Perry is brilliant, this is friends for grown-ups."
The Upcoming: 4 stars ****
"Brilliantly funny. His writing is sharp, tremendously funny and very honest."
"A perfect mix of laughs and poignancy."
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