The Cut

by  Mark Ravenhill

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 3f

In a society sickened by his profession, Paul struggles with his conscience and longs to tell the truth. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    75 Minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Paul is an ordinary man with a shocking secret. At home, he is a loving husband and father. At work, he administers the cut. In a society sickened by his profession, Paul struggles with his conscience and longs to tell the truth.
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Reviews

"A masterpiece of duplicity, doubt and distress." - The Guardian

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: The Future
  • Duration: 75 Minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

3m, 3f

PAUL

JOHN

GITA

SUSAN

MINA

STEPHEN

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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Mark Ravenhill

Mark is an internationally acclaimed playwright whose first full-length play, Shopping and Fucking, opened at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in 1996. His plays include Mother Clap's Molly House (National Theatre, 2001); Product (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2005); The Cut (Donmar Warehouse, London, 2006); Citizens ...

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The Cut had its world premiere at the Donmar Warehouse, London, on 23 February 2006, starring Ian McKellan.

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