nabokov / Escalator East to Edinburgh presents Peter Eyre and Arthur Darvill in
the World Premiere of
Terre Haute by Edmund White
Thou shalt not kill 168 and live…
A famous author comes face-to-face with America's most notorious terrorist. One has a story to write, the other a story to tell. As the clock ticks on death row, the bond between the two men grows.
AA scorching new play inspired by Gore Vidal’s famous essay on Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh from one of America’s greatest living writers, author of A Boy's Own Story.
Terre Haute is Edmund White's first new play for a decade, presented by acclaimed new writing company nabokov.
"One of the most brilliant and distinguished authors at work in America today." Patrick McGrath
"America's most influential gay writer." Time Magazine
"The personal and political collide with explosive force. Fast-paced, impassioned... an exhilarating torrent of ideas." The Times on nabokov's production of Camarilla.
when and where?
30 July 2006 8pm, Bedford - Bowen West Theatre preview
5-28 August 2006 2pm, Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Assembly Rooms premiere