The Lesson

The Lesson

Wed 14 Sep 2022

‘In this world of ours, Mademoiselle, one can never be sure of anything.’

A mild-mannered professor takes on a new pupil, and swiftly descends into tyranny, becoming bent on her destruction; a comically surreal exposé about power, knowledge and those who hoard both.

All performances are enhanced by a bold projection design that features an exciting new Creative Captioning technology, supported by Arts Council England, ensuring that every performance is accessible for deaf and hard of hearing audiences as well as enhancing the creative story.

FREE POST-SHOW DISCUSSION: Join the Company for a free post-show discussion, hosted by Director Max Lewenel.

“[Max Lewendel’s] production for Icarus Theatre succeeds by the strength of its acting and the steadily increasing tension … This remains a timely and fascinating play.” ★★★★ Jeremy Kingston, The Times.

“It is impossible not to enjoy Icarus Theatre Collective’s production of Ionesco’s one-act play. It is a perfectly cast piece of absurd theatre that will leave you scratching your head in wonder.” Francesca Whiting, The Stage.

★★★★ “They start mad and they get madder.” Rebecca Banks, Ham & High.

★★★★ “With excellent leads, well directed sound and a clever set, you cannot fail to be entertained.” Alan Francois,

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