By Terry Johnson
Directed by Alex Lance


26/5/11 to 4/6/11


8:00pm / 2:00pm matinee


Hysteria, a play by Tony Award-winning dramatist Terry Johnson, imagines the circumstances of a chance meeting in London in 1938, between one of the most controversial doctors of all time and one of the most recognizable surrealists.

The bubbling inertia of Hysteria brings a young woman to an old man’s office in the dark of the night. Her past is shadowed in questions, her salvation lies in two men: one who will not help her and one who cannot see beyond her armpit.

There’s a knock, knock, knocking on the door and all those uncomfortable truths and half-conscious fantasies are coming home …