Love You and Leave You (Dead)

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Studio at New Wimbledon Theatrechange

Tue 15 Jun 2021
93 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QG, UK
Tue at 19:45
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]

When Cal comes home from the hospital after suffering from a nearly-exploded appendix, Mandy is forced to question the mortality of her boyfriend. She considers the undeniable eventuality that one day, he might unwillingly leave her through his own death.

With a few weeks bed rest on the cards, babysitting Cal becomes dominated by an internal struggle: Wouldn’t the pain of loss be so much easier to survive if she knew it was coming? If she was prepared for it?

Mandy is in love. Very much in love. She knows if anything was to happen to Cal, she wouldn’t be able to live with the pain. Or maybe she could.

Maybe she could, if she’s the one to kill him.

The issue with loving a person to death, is that you start to question the nature of the love you yourself receive. If Cal is the most important person in Mandy’s life and vice versa, then why isn’t Cal going to the same destructive levels as Mandy? If Mandy loves enough to kill, then why doesn’t Cal?

Is there a right way and a wrong way to love somebody?

What happens when love overlaps into ownership? When desire warps into obsession? How can pure, unconditional love be the most painful force imaginable?

A dark comedy about modern relationships and obsessive love.

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Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre

93 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QG, UK
Wimbledon Rail, Tube (District Line & Tramlink Station). South Wimbledon Tube Station (Northern Line).
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
The box office remains open until 15 minutes after the start of a performance. On Sundays and bank holidays, the box office opens two hours before the show begins.
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Take the opportunity to tread the boards of the Studio Theatre when you visit our bar, tucked away at the back of the stage.
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre is a 50-80 seat black box theatre, founded in 1994 in a ballroom where it is rumoured that Fred & Adele Astaire once danced. The Studio's particular achievement has been the development of work from new writers, comedians, directors and production companies.

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Studio at New Wimbledon Theatrechange

Tue 15 Jun 2021
93 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QG, UK
Tue at 19:45
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]