National Theatre Live: A Small Family Business

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play. 

Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to be thieves and adulterers, looting the business from their suburban homes. Rampant self-interest takes over and comic hysteria builds to a macabre climax.

Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admission.  Tickets available here.

Presented in High Definition and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound. Runtime: approx 3hrs30mins.

Multi-ticket packages are also available!

National Theatre Live at Phoenix Art Museum is generously sponsored by Sue and Bud Selig.

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