MFA Acting Interntional at East 15 Acting School

The Workroom

Jean-Claude Grumberg in an English version by Amy Rosenthal

Directed by: Rosamunde Hutt

It’s 1945. Paris has just been liberated, and Leon and Helene have recently reopened the workroom of a tailor’s shop.

The seamstresses and pressers are looking forward to a new future. But when Simone arrives – alone but for her two young children – memories of a not-so-distant-past are powerfully reawakened…

The Workroom is a gripping memory play from one of France’s most acclaimed playwrights, Jean-Claude Grumberg. Mixing finely-tuned dialogue with haunting songs, it is a poignant and passionate rendering of post-war Paris.

For the fourth time, Rosamunde Hutt directs talented young actors from the East 15 Acting School.

Part of the What Makes An Artist? season.