The Visit

In the town of Slurry, New York, post-war recession has bitten.

Claire Zachanassian, improbably beautiful and impenetrably terrifying, returns to her hometown as the world’s richest woman.

The locals hope her arrival signals a change in their fortunes, but they soon realise that prosperity will only come at a terrible price.

Running Time: 3 hours 30 mins, including 2 intervals.

Cast & Crew


Alfred Ill
Claire Zachanassian
Musical Director / Piano
Musician (Double Bass)
Musician (Kit)
Musician (Trumpet)
Musician (Woodwind)


Choir Leader
Company Voice Work
Company Voice Work
Costume Designer
Dialect Coach
Dialect Coach
Lighting Designer
Movement Director
Set Designer
Sound Designer
Staff Director
Staff Director


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Play description

A wealthy old woman returns to her, now poor, home village with an offer of riches for the village. For a price.

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  1. On 2nd August 2020 at 6:35 p.m., alexpacker noted:

    This production had its run halted by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closure of all UK theatres on 16th March 2020. It was due to run for a subsequent 2 months at the National Theatre.

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