Winner: Sarah Ruhl - Best New Play - UK Theatre Awards
St. James Theatre- 13 November 2013 - 4 January 2014
★★★★ ‘Like Ibsen with orgasms’ The Times
★★★★ ‘Superb’ The Guardian
Late 19th Century New York State.
A time of great innovation and social change.
Whilst enthusiasm grows amongst the well-to-do for the new electric light bulb, Dr Givings has been working on his own strange electrical device. His aim is to treat female hysteria, but his first patient emerges from her first session glowing and keen to return…
Based on historical events IN THE NEXT ROOM or the vibrator play is a provocative, touching and entertaining story about sex and intimacy.
This production was originally staged at the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath.