Wednesday, September 28

Tag: Bill Pullman

Mad House – Ambassadors Theatre
London

Mad House – Ambassadors Theatre

Theresa Rebeck is a prolific American playwright having written Bernhardt/Hamlet, Dead Accounts and Seminar, who also turns her hand to writing for television and has a string of novels to her name such as Three Girls and Their Brother and I’m Glad About You.  Her latest play Mad House examines an American family who are attempting to live with a past, which is also shaping their future.  Michael (David Harbour) is living with, and caring for his dying father Daniel (Bill Pullman), who is not the easiest of patients to put it mildly, whom directs insults towards his son on a daily basis.  Michael has been living with his father for eleven months and is nearing the end of his tether, when they are allocated a hospice nurse Lillian (Akiya Henry).  Daniel has decided t...