the house of yes

writer WENDY MACLEOD / director MATTHEW PARKER
8-26 Oct
7:45pm
£15/£12
Tues - Sat

Just what happens when you grow up in a house that only says “yes”?

Meet the Pascals. A family living in the shadow of the Kennedy clan. Outside their Washington D.C. home a hurricane is raging. Inside, at the eye of the storm, a series of twisted and dangerous events have been set in motion that can only have one destination.

It’s Thanksgiving, 1983. Jackie-O is beyond excited to have her twin brother Marty home. He’s excited too, but for different reasons. He’s bringing home his fiancée to meet the family. Younger brother Anthony is impressed, perhaps worryingly so, and mother Pascal is too zoned out on pills to be paying much attention to anything. The scene is set for an evening of twisted machinations and mind-games that will leave the players with scars that will never ever heal.

The multi award winning Hope Theatre presents a rare revival of Wendy MacLeod’s deliciously dark comic drama given cult status by the 90’s film starring Parker Posey.

THE HOUSE OF YES is the 11th in-house production from The Hope Theatre team and is directed by its award winning Artistic Director Matthew Parker. It follows previous ★★★★★ in-house shows THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY (3 Off West End Award nominations), THE LESSON (4 Off West End Award nominations) and LOVESONG OF THE ELECTRIC BEAR (winner of 2 Off West End Awards and transferred to The Arts Theatre, West End).

Press on THE HOUSE OF YES:

“Wickedly funny, disturbing and vividly written” San Francisco Chronicle
“Gripping, funny and worth its reputation” Time Out London 

Press on Matthew Parker’s previous shows at The Hope Theatre:

★★★★★ “Juxtaposes the absurd, the horrific and the comic” Act Drop
★★★★★ “Beautiful, unsettling, dark & gripping” London Theatre Reviews
★★★★★ “Taut, sinister and ultimately disturbing” The Review Chap
★★★★★ “Another stunner from The Hope” IThankyou Theatre
★★★★★ Dark and disturbing” London Theatre1
★★★★★ “Uniquely brilliant” Views From The Gods

By arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited, London

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts approximately 80mins without interval and contains strong language, sexual scenes and adult themes. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced. 

LATECOMERS CANNOT BE ADMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm. 

Refunds and exchanges are not available.

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