Amsterdam to See Shopping and Fucking, May 15

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The play Shopping and Fucking, which in the United Kingdom was renamed Shopping and ***ing because of its title, will have its Dutch premiere in Amsterdam on May 15, 1998. Shopping and Fucking is the debut play of Englishman Mark Ravenhill, which centres on emotional alienation through the lives of an abused 14-year-old and two older, money-seeking flatmates. It will be produced by the 10-year-old Dutch theatregroup De Trust, led by director Theu Boermans, who will also direct the Dutch premiere of Shopping and Fucking. The cast includes Jacob Derwig, Bert Geurkink, Jaap Spijkers and Halina Reyn.

Shopping and Fucking opened June 26, 1997 at the Gielgud Theatre in London and was seen earlier this year at the New York Theatre Workshop. In The Netherlands it will play at the companies own Trusttheater, Kloveniersburgwal 50 in Amsterdam until June 15, 1998 at 20.00 hours. Tickets can be ordered at the box-office, Tel.: +.31.20.520.5320

--By Maxim Bezembinder
Correspondent Netherlands/Belgium

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