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Ustinov Studio

The Model Apartment

  • Autumn 2018
The Model Apartment

Event Information

Ustinov Studio
22 November - 22 December 2018

It’s the early 1980s, and Max and Lola, two elderly Holocaust survivors, are retiring to Florida from Brooklyn. Finally they will be able to escape their diffi cult daughter and life’s stresses and strains, and sit back and relax.

But their new life in the Sunshine State turns dark very quickly.

To start with, their deluxe condo is not yet ready to live in, so they’ve been asked to stay temporarily in a ‘model apartment’. And then history begins to catch up with them in the most devastating way.

In this brilliant black comedy, Max and Lola discover that if they are ever truly going to be able to retire, they must fi rst confront the demons of their past.

“A very fine playwright’s masterwork” New York Times
“A neglected American masterpiece … mesmerizing … remarkable” TIME
“Awe-inspiring … it’s one I’m not likely to forget” Entertainment

Ustinov Studio,

Thursday 22 November – Saturday 22 December 2018

Cast includes DIANA QUICK and IAN GELDER

Written by Donald Margulies

Directed by Laurence Boswell

Designed by Tim Shortall

Lighting designed by Ben Ormerod

Casting by Ginny Schiller CDG