It's 8 a. m. and a revolt is underway.
The father is dying. The son is spying. The wife is cheating. The uncle is stealing. The mother is scheming. The dynasty is crumbling.
One house. One fortune. One victor.
Maxim Gorky's savagely funny play Vassa Zheleznova was first published in 1910. Mike Bartlett's adaptation, Vassa, premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London, in October 2019.
"A savage farce about the failure of capitalism. "- WhatsOnStage
"Vivid, horribly vital and disgracefully funny. "- Independent