Known for his award-winning work Larkin with Women, Ben Brown is the writer of The End of the Night which is debuting in London’s Park Theatre for a limited time. He is even known for writing the award-winning play Three Days in May which won the WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play.Director Alan Strachan joins Ben Brown again for this production after working together on Three Days in May and A Splinter of Ice. The cast list includes Ben Caplan who plays Norbert Masur, the World Jewish Congress representative along with Richard Clothier as the powerful Nazi Heinrich Himmler. Dr. Felix Kersten’s role is played by Michael Lumsden.
A covert meeting between a member of the World Jewish Congress and one of Germany's most influential Nazis takes place in the final days of World War II, and Hitler is completely unaware of it.
A meeting between one of the Holocaust's main architects and Norbert Masur, a Jewish member of the World Jewish Congress is arranged. This secret rendezvous may have the potential to change Himmler's plans for the war's end and even influence him into turning his loyalties away from the Führer and onto a new tactic that could save thousands of Jewish lives.
As the war begins to come to a bloody closure with thousands of lives hanging in the balance, Dr. Kersten and Masur toil to persuade Heinrich Himmler Hitler to go against Hitler's harsh and unrelenting order that no Jewish people should survive by the time the regime comes to an end. This riveting new play deals with the subject of the Holocaust and while the play is anxious it is also equally engaging.
Book and lyrics: Meredith Willson
Writer: Ben Brown
Director: Alan Strachan
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Booking Period: From 27 April - 28 May 2022
Park Theatre was founded in 2010 by Artistic Director Jez Bond who found a vacant office building after a six-year search across London. They set out to raise the funds needed to transform the dilapidated concrete office into a vibrant new theatre which was made possible with the help of the theatre community, luminaries like Ian McKellen and Alan Rickman, the press, and, most importantly, local residents. Park Theatre aims to produce and tell accessible, true-to-life stories, the content of which reflects and rings true to the reality of common people.
Seating Capacity: 1016
Address: Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP, United Kingdom
Tube: Nearest tube station is Finsbury Park is on the Victoria and Piccadilly lines which is just 5 minutes from Kings Cross and 11 minutes from Oxford Circus.
Available Facilities: Accessible Entrance , Bathrooms , Water Fountain , Coat Check
Accessibility: Park Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone.
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Park Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Strictly prohibited
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