Drama The New Stage

Earthquakes in London

Mike Bartlett
A modern contemporary sci-fi. Three sisters, their father, a myriad of failed relationships. And great hope too!

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Translation: Lucie Kolouchová
Stage director: Daniel Špinar
Dramaturgy: Jan Tošovský
Sets: Henrich Boráros
Costumes: Lucia Škandíková
Videoart: Erik Bartoš

Performances with english subtitles: January 24 2017

The remarkable play by the award-winning contemporary British dramatist Mike Bartlett, premiered in 2010 in London, is inspired by Anton Chekhov. Focused too on the lives of three sisters, it spans the period from the 1960s to the distant future. In a burlesque form, Earthquakes in London tells the story of assuming responsibility for one’s own fate but also of belief in the future and confidence in the world, without which life does not make sense.

Czech premiere: 2 April 2015 at the New Stage

Approximate running time, including intermission: 2 hours, 25 minutes, one 20-minute intermission


This production is not performed at the present time.