The Body of An American

by Dan O’Brien
Gate Theatre and Royal & Derngate (2013)

Evening Standard Award nomination for Best New Play

Damien Molony
William Gaminara

Designer: Alex Lowde 
Lighting: Charles Balfour 
Sound: Adrienne Quarterly 
Video: Dick Straker for Mesmer 
Voice & Dialect: Marin McKellan 
Production Photographs: Tristram Kenton

★★★★ “Director James Dacre injects extra theatrical zest” Time Out

★★★★ “An exceptionally assured production by James Dacre which holds you in a steely grip” Time Out

★★★★ “James Dacre’s accomplished, atmospheric production” The Daily Telegraph 

★★★★ “Immaculate, riveting” WhatsOnStage

★★★★ “The acting is knockout, it has the muscular quality of a contest and yet it is scrupulously generous, too” The Guardian

★★★★ “Exceptional economy and force… The Gate has done its job triumphantly well” The Observer 

★★★★★ “Unrelentingly gripping… an extraordinary exploration of mental health, war and friendship” The Upcoming

★★★★ “An engrossingly subjective docu-drama which feels psychologically acute and politically important” The Stage

★★★★ “A stunning, complex piece of theatre that refuses to be tamed of drawn into conclusions” Exeunt