New York City
Robert Delamere directs the world première of Sebastian Barry’s Whistling Psyche. A dark night, an old waiting room and two supposed strangers eager to reach their destinations. In the cold hours that rest between nightfall and daybreak, silent questions prompt unexpected revelations. Two souls share a passion for reform; only one has been honoured – Florence Nightingale. The other, Dr Barry, would never receive the same acclaim, but notoriety would come after death and for a very different reason….