The dead of winter, Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Charlie (Zach Braff), has hit rock bottom. Away from the rest of the world, this perfect escape is interrupted by a motley parade of misfits who show up and change his plans. A hired beauty (Susannah FIelding), a fireman (Paul Hilton), and an eccentric British real estate agent (Eve Myles) desperately trying to stay in the country all suddenly find themselves tangled together in a beach house where the mood is anything but sunny.... Read more >>
Running time: 90mins with no interval
Star of TV and film Zach Braff hits the UK stage for the first time in All New People, the wonderfully witty comedy, hailed by the New York critics. Zach Braff (Scrubs), nominated for 17 Emmy Awards - writer, director and star of the award-winning Garden State, is a three time Golden Globe Award nominee and Grammy Award winner. Directed by the acclaimed Peter DuBois, who most recently directed the Evening Standard nominated drama Becky Shaw at London’s Almeida Theatre. This hilarious new comedy features an acclaimed ensemble featuring Eve Myles (Torchwood), Paul Hilton (National Theatre, Donmar) and Susannah Fielding (RSC, National Theatre).
The dead of winter, Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Charlie (Zach Braff), has hit rock bottom. Away from the rest of the world, this perfect escape is interrupted by a motley parade of misfits who show up and change his plans. A hired beauty (Susannah FIelding), a fireman (Paul Hilton), and an eccentric British real estate agent (Eve Myles) desperately trying to stay in the country all suddenly find themselves tangled together in a beach house where the mood is anything but sunny.
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