The World of Extreme Happiness
The World of Extreme Happiness charts the often disturbing transformations taking place in contemporary China.
Through the life of the ambitious sanitation worker Sunny, the play explores the conflicts that mark the country - between the genders, rural and urban life, tradition and consumerism, older and younger generations, and people and state.
Performances run from 25 September to 26 October. For more information, click here.
vigorously directed... by Michael Longhurst... the strands weave into an unforgettably dark conclusion.Libby Purves
The Times Full Review
director Michael Longhurst keeps the pacing swift and there are nimble performances from an outstanding cast.Lyn Gardner
ambitious and often harrowing... Michael Longhurst’s production often achieves the vertiginous quality of a nightmare.Charles Spencer
the rough and ready Shed aesthetic suits this project splendidly... Michael Longhurst directs with brio and Leung slides convincingly from ruses to regret.Fiona Mountford