“Sex, love, power and climate change make for a heady, disorientating cocktail… telling the tale of two people who devour each other in a world that is devouring itself” WhatsOnStage

“The play is a powerful dissection of how we live today that raises many questions about individual responsibility in an increasingly complex world.” Exeunt

Two Offie (Off West End Award) Nominations
Best New Play: Rose Lewenstein
Best Director: Chelsea Walker

We’re in a hotel. We’re always in a hotel. And each room is exactly the same as the last room, and the one before that, and the one before that… 

Leila wants to inspire global change. John needs to get his shit together.

They have an arrangement. But managing an affair isn’t easy when the world around you is falling apart.

A new play about what – and who – we consume.

Just promise me you won’t
You know
Fall in love.

Rose Lewenstein’s plays include Darknet (Southwark Playhouse), Now This Is Not The End (Arcola), Game of Life (The Yard) and Ain’t No Law Against Fish ‘n’ Chips (Royal Court Young Writers Festival).

Chelsea Walker returns to the Orange Tree following her critically acclaimed production of Low Level Panic. She won the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2017, directing a riveting new touring production of A Streetcar Named Desire.

LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST with playwright Rose Lewenstein talking to OT Literary Associate Guy Jones.

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An Orange Tree Theatre and English Touring Theatre co-production

Photos and trailer by The Other Richard

LeilaCharlotte Randle
JohnMike Noble
DirectorChelsea Walker
DesignerRosanna Vize
Sound Designer and Composer Alexandra Faye Braithwaite
Casting Consultant Annelie Powell CDG
Movement DirectorShelley Maxwell
Lighting Designer Jess Bernberg