April 1967. Greece is in political turmoil. Charlotte and Theo have retreated to an island in search of peace and inspiration, but when they meet a charismatic American couple at the port they are seduced into making choices with devastating consequences. Spanning a decade, this play explores the impact of foreign influence, planned and unintentional, on a nation and its people.
About the Author
ALEXI KAYE CAMPBELL is a playwright and actor whose plays include The Pride (Royal Court, London, 2008; Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York, 2010; Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 2011; Trafalgar Studios, 2013); Apologia (Bush Theatre, London, 2009); The Faith Machine (Royal Court, London, 2011); Bracken Moor(Shared Experience at the Tricycle Theatre, London, 2013) and Sunset at the Villa Thalia (National Theatre, 2016). The Pride received the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright and the John Whiting!Award for Best New Play. The production was also awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for OutstandingAchievement in an Affiliate Theatre.