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Ugly Lies the Bone

a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino

Now playing
Running Time: 1 hour 35 mins no interval

Ugly Lies the Bone

‘Beauty is but skin deep, ugly lies the bone; beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own.’

After three tours in Afghanistan, Jess finally returns to Florida. In a small town on the Space Coast, as the final shuttle is about to launch, Jess must confront her scars – and a home that may have changed even more than her.

Experimenting with a pioneering virtual reality therapy, she builds a breathtaking new world where she can escape her pain. There, she begins to restore her relationships, her life and, slowly, herself.

Award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino makes her UK debut with this honest and funny new drama, directed by Indhu Rubasingham (The Motherf**ker with the Hat).

Please note: this production contains strobe lighting

Talks and events

New Rehabilitation Therapies and Virtual Pain Management, Wed 29 Mar, 6pm

National Debates: Return from Duty – the road to recovery, Thu 30 Mar, 5.45pm

 

Hundreds of seats at £15 for every performance

A great cast. A powerful performance by Kate Fleetwood.

Time Out

Breathtaking video design

Daily Telegraph

A deeply and scrupulously detailed performance by Kate Fleetwood

Evening Standard

Impressive. Absorbing. Jess is superbly played by Kate Fleetwood.

Independent

Superb. You leave wowed

Metro

A tremendous performance by Kate Fleetwood.

Financial Times

Striking. Spectacular.

Guardian

Cast

Production team

Ugly Lies the Bone Rehearsal Gallery

Ticket prices

Mon – Thu & all matinees
£45, £38, £34, £26, £15
Fri & Sat evenings
£50, £44, £36, £28, £15

Captioned performances
Saturday 25 March at 2.15pm
Wednesday 29 March at 7.30pm

Audio Described performance
Friday 31 March at 7.30pm
Saturday 1 April at 2.15pm, preceeded by a Touch Tour at 12.45pm
 

Photography by Mads Perch

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