England's master of satire is in top form in this comic morality play which was triumphantly presented by the National Theatre of Great Britain. Jack McCraken has the opportunity of a lifetime: he is the new head of a family furniture business and believes he will initiate a new age of honesty and integrity. He quickly learns that everyone else involved in the enterprise has a vested interest in maintaining business as usual, rife with dishonesty and deceit.
"One of Alan Ayckbourn's best." - The New York Times
"If you demand your fun fast and furious, this is your ticket." - The New York Post
"You'll laugh 'till it hurts. Don't miss it!" - WNEW Radio
"The laughs never stop. Easily one of the best plays to arrive in this Broadway season." - USA Today
"Ayckbourn has never written more skillfully." - The Evening Standard
"Brilliant." - Financial Times
"The laughs heap up, but by the evening's end our theatre's master craftsman and finest recorder of social nuance has delivered a disturbing morality play." - London Daily News