The Value of Something is Never its Price
In a trading town on the banks of the river penniless Larisa is desperate to marry and escape heartbreak and humiliation. But in this brutal world of transactions true love has no worth - Larisa is up for sale and the local merchants want a bargain.
Ostrovsky's razor-sharp, darkly comic masterpiece holds the priorities of 2013 to account in this dazzling new adaptation by Samuel Adamson (Southwark Fair, Pillars of the Community and forthcoming musical with Tori Amos, The Light Princess, National Theatre).
This hilarious and shocking drama suffused with music and movement, is brought to British audiences by an outstanding ensemble cast for the very first time.
"the very essence of theatre" Whatsonstage.com, SMITH - an InSIte Performance "a triumph on every level" Evening Standard, Antigone - an InSite Performance
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