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The Fear of Breathing, Cornelius, Passing By Make Up Finborough Theatre Season

Artwork for The Fear of Breathing
Artwork for The Fear of Breathing

Finborough Theatre has announced the selections for its upcoming summer 2012 season.

The season will begin with the world premiere of The Fear of Breathing – Stories from the Syrian Revolution, a play written by journalists Ruth Sherlock and Paul Wood, directed by Zoe Lafferty, and taken from first-hand reports smuggled out of Syria. The production will run July 17-August 11. Kieran Lynn’s new play An Incident at the Border will run Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays from July 22-August 7.

J.B. Priestley’s Cornelius, will play August 14-September 8, under the direction of Sam Yates. Jane Wainwright’s debut play Barrow Hill, directed by Abbey Wright, will run Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays from August 19-September 4.

The season will close with Stanley Houghton’s Hindle Wakes, the first London production of the piece in 30 years, running from September 11-29. On Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays, the first London revival in 35 years of Martin Sherman’s Passing By will run from August 16-September 25.

For more information on the season, click here.