Original Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre presents the European Premiere of

Napoli, Brooklyn

By Meghan Kennedy

Directed by Lisa Blair
 

 

1960, Brooklyn, New York.

The Muscolinos have raised three proud and passionate daughters. Each of them bonded by a fierce love for one another and harbouring a secret longing that could tear the family apart.

When an earth-shattering event rocks their Park Slope neighbourhood, life comes to a screeching halt and the sisters are forced to confront their conflicting visions for the future in this gripping, provocative and poignant portrait of love in all its danger and beauty.

Originally commissioned by The Roundabout Theatre Company and currently nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award 2019. The Original Theatre Company (Monogamy, Birdsong,The Habit of Art) are proud to present the UK premiere of Meghan Kennedy’s enthralling coming-of-age tale directed by Lisa Blair whose recent credits include a five star revival of Jerusalem.

Starring Georgia May Foote (Coronation Street, Grange Hill), Robert Cavanah (Shetland, Outlander and The Royal), Hannah Bristow (Jane Eyre, National Theatre), Mona Goodwin (Black Mirror), Stephen Hogan (The Tudors, Primeval), Laurie Ogden (To Kill a Mockingbird), Gloria Onitiri (Brighton Rock, Hadestown) and Madeleine Worrall (Peter Pan, Jane Eyre National Theatre).

 

'Faultless moving storytelling… Each Family member is superbly characterised and played… powerful and sensational' ★★★★★ Pocket Size Theatre

'An engrossing, fizzy and plucky play that shines brightly and boldly' ★★★★ Ham & High

'Immaculately conceived and beautifully realised new work, shining with hope' ★★★★ Reviews Hub

'Meghan Kennedy has captured the family dynamics perfectly in this raw and unfiltered storyline' ★★★★ London Theatre Reviews

'Beautifully acted and directed, it is definitely one to see.' ★★★★ Spy in the Stalls

'Powerful… highly recommended –  go and see the play!' ★★★★ LondonTheatre1

'A story of hope infused with Italian passion that is told in an engaging and heartfelt way' ★★★★ Sincerely, Amy