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One Year Lease Theater Company brings their sold-out critically-acclaimed 2012 production of pool (no water) by controversial English playwright Mark Ravenhill back to NYC for a limited run.

pool (no water) is a visceral play about the fragility of friendship and the jealousy inspired by success. A famous artist invites old friends to her new home for a long awaited reunion. But the celebration comes to an abrupt end when the host suffers a horrific accident. An almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: could her suffering be the group's next work of art?

"Full of perceptive commentary on the tension between affection and antipathy among friends — and the interior tensions in the individual soul between self-love and self-hate."
- Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

"In 60 minutes of shadow-cut theatrical witchcraft, Demos and her superb cast make Ravenhill's vinegary misanthropy dance, literally and figuratively."
-Scott Brown, NY Magazine

"Three cheers for the small but ambitious One Year Lease Theater Company for bringing this terrific 2006 play to local shores, in a vividly acted production. . ."
- Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

Ianthe Demos directs a cast that includes Estelle Bajou, Eric Berryman, Nick Flint, Maja Wampuszyc and Richard Saudek. The production features choreography and movement direction by Natalie Lomonte, music by Estelle Bajou, set design by James Hunting, lighting design by Mike Riggs, costume design by Kenisha Kelly and multi-media design by Scott J. Fetterman.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 40min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:
    Barrow Street Theatre, New York City