Thérèse Raquin

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Opened Nov 13, 2006
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Stifled by an oppressive mother-in-law and a sickly husband, Thérèse Raquin falls passionately for another man. Their feverish affair drives the lovers to an act of terrible desperation, which catapults them headlong into a world more claustrophobic than the one they sought to destroy. This gripping thriller, adapted by Zola himself from his notorious novel, is seen here in a version by Nicholas Wright, whose recent work at the National includes Vincent in Brixton, and his adaptations of Three Sisters and His Dark Materials.

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