CANCELLED - DUE TO COVID-19
Théâtre National de Luxembourg presents
The Open House
Father and Mother have united Daughter, Son and Uncle around them in their living room in order to celebrate their wedding anniversary. From behind a newspaper and out of the protection of his restraining wheelchair, Father keeps lashing away at his offspring and brother with cynical meanness and dark, deadpan remarks. Numbed by habit, the family dismisses these attacks with dismal resignation, every now and then preparing a counter-offensive before realising such a project‘s utter waste of energy.
The family dog’s vanishing sets in motion a series of disappearances leaving Father remain immured in his wheelchair whilst the familiar decor around him changes – the human punching bags, which used to surround him and which he’s relied on for survival, are eventually removed, leaving him more and more disoriented and crumbling.
Anne Simon is directing this short play by Will Eno. Eno is a playwright who constantly explores that fine borderline between truth and fiction. 'The Open House' won the 2014 Obie Award, the Lortel Award for Outstanding Play and a Desk Drama Award.
Running time: Unknown. Tickets: €20. To book: luxembourgticket.lu, email@example.com or call 47 08 95 1.