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Break of Noon by Paul Claudel at The Finborough Theatre

Break of Noon by Paul Claudel at The Finborough Theatre

Finborough Theatre 118 Finborough Road, London, SW109ED, United Kingdom

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About Tickets £18, £16 concessions

27, 28, 29 May 2018 // 3, 4, 5 June 2018
Sunday and Monday evenings at 7.30pm
Tuesday matinees at 2.00pm

Performance Length: Approximately 1hr 40mins with one interval.
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Description The English language London premiere

"Noon at the sun. Noon at the centre of our lives"

Set in Hong Kong and China at the turn of the 20th century, against the backdrop of the age of Empire and the first whispers of revolt and decolonisation, Break of Noon follows the inner journeys of four people who together depict all the multifaceted faces of Love.

Ysé is at the centre of a romantic entanglement with three men: De Ciz, her unstable husband who is obsessed with business and will do anything to open new trade markets in the East; Mesa, devoted to his Catholic faith, but who was rejected for the priesthood and feels abandoned by God; and Amalric, a fortune-seeking explorer, and Ysé’s old flame, who seems to be pushing Ysé into other men's arms, whilst still hoping she will return to him one day…
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