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The Woods

September 5 - October 13, 2018

But there is an imaginative verve and quiet intensity about Evans's writing that is wholly original and which keeps you with it even when the drama is at its most elusive.

The Guardian

Why See The Woods?

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Rob Evans Premieres Brand New Work

Almost a character in its own right in our childhood fairytales and fantasies, the forrest extends beyond the physical realm to capture the imagination with its magnetic mystery, darkness and silent reverence. Oxford-born playwright Rob Evans and associate director Lucy Morrison return to the Royal Court Theatre for its 2018/19 season with an enigmatic new work set in the hallowed shade of a wondrous woodland, where dark things lurk behind every bough...

The follow-up to Evans' critically lauded 2004 play A Girl in a Car with a Man, which explores the devastation of child abduction, The Woods centres around an ominous, hidden cabin, a lone woman, her wolf and a lost boy buried under the snow. Unravel the mystery shrouding this brand new world premiere upstairs at the Jerwood Theatre this Autumn.

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Opening night: 5 September 2018

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