Six Degrees of Separation

John Guare


I read somewhere that everybody on this planet is separated by only six other people. Six degrees of separation. Between us and everybody else on this planet. The President of the United States, a gondolier in Venice, Fill in the names

David Grindley directs Obi Abili, Anthony Head and Lesley Manville in John Guares adrenalin-fuelled Olivier Award-winning ply a sharp, vivacious take on two worlds colliding.

When Ouisa and Flan Kiteredge let an injured young man into their home in the middle of the night, they open the door on a new and enticing world. But is it really what it seems? Guares witty play scratches beneath the surface of a world obsessed with money and fame how can anyone be sure that people are who they say they are?

Inspired by the real life story of a flamboyant con artist who convinced wealthy residents in Manhattan that he was the son of Sidney Poitier, Six Degrees of Separation is a captivating study of societys pretensions exposed by one mans self-confidence and imagination.

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