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OLD VIC presents The American Clock

OLD VIC presents The American Clock

 For them the clock would never strike midnight, the dance and the music could never stop…

Visionary director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812Hadestown) presents Arthur Miller’s ground-breaking play about hope, idealism and a nation’s unwavering faith in capitalism. The American Clock turns, fortunes are made and lives are broken. In New York City in 1929, the stock market crashed and everything changed.

In an American society governed by race and class, we meet the Baum family as they navigate the aftermath of an unprecedented financial crisis. The world pulses with a soundtrack fusing 1920s swing and jazz with a fiercely contemporary sound, creating a backdrop that spans a vast horizon from choking high-rises to rural heartlands.

The cast includes: Amber Aga, Paul Bentall, Greg Bernstein, Clare Burt,Flora Dawson, Abhin Galeya, James Garnon, Fred Haig, Jyuddah Jaymes, Julie Jupp, Francesca Mills, Taheen Modak, Christian Patterson,Clarke Peters, Golda Rosheuvel, Abdul Salis, and Ewan Wardrop.

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Written by Arthur Miller Director Rachel Chavkin Set Chloe Lamford Costume Rosie Elnile Lighting Natasha Chivers Composer Justin Ellington Sound Darron L West

Runs until 30th March 2019 Book Tickets