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Dennis Kelly’s dark comedy play Love and Money opens at Na Prádle in Prague
The cast of Love and Money

Dennis Kelly’s dark comedy play Love and Money opens at Na Prádle in Prague

A new English-language production of Dennis Kelly’s comedic play Love and Money will have its Czech premiere at divadlo Na Prádle on February 4 and have four encores until the end of March. Tickets are available via the GoOut network. The new Prague production is staged by an international group of nine actors led by Slovak director Milan Sebo. The original production was nominated in 2007 for the Laurence Oliver Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. The play analyses consumer society and deals with topics like love, addiction, dark desires, and debt. The story of a debt-plagued marriage is told backwards from its tragic end to the joyful proposal. “It’s a cruel and dark comedy that puts consumerism and debt under the microscope in seven vignettes, seven portraits of dysfunctional relationships that are somehow connected. The audience has to figure out how,” French-Czech actress Ariane Semrádová said. She appears in the role of Natalie and is also one of the producers of the play. The play centers on Jess and David, a poor couple in love. But Jess also loves luxury goods and credit, while David has to deal with the consequences. The flashback vignettes capture various aspects…

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