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Closer

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  2f, 2m

Patrick Marber's Olivier award-winning play which was adapted into an acclaimed film of the same name.
  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 2m
  • Duration
    Duration
    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult
Accolades
Accolades
  • 1998 Olivier Award for Best New Play 1997

    1999 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy

    Nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play

Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £85 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
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Details

Summary

Dan rescues Alice. Anna photographs Dan. Larry meets Anna online. Alice rescues Larry. This is London at the end of the twentieth century where lives collide and fates change in an instant.

Strangers become lovers and lovers become strangers ... 

On its premiere in 1997, Closer won Olivier, Evening Standard and New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards. Since then, the play has been produced in more than 200 cities across the world.



Cast Attributes
Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
M2 (late 20s, 35) F2 (20, 30s)
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Duration More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Cautions
    • Intense Adult Themes
    • Strong Language

Authors

Patrick Marber

Patrick Marber was born in London in 1964. He began his career as a writer in 1986. He co-wrote and appeared in a number of radio and television programmes including The Day Today and Knowing Me, Knowing You. In 1995 his first play, Dealer’s Choice, premiered at the National ...
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