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Prodigal Son by John Patrick Shanley
‘THE STABLES THEATRE PROUDLY PRESENT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE UK, TONY AWARD WINNER JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY’S POWERFUL PLAY –
Directed by Jonny Magnanti with a cast familiar to Stables theatre goers,
Prodigal Son is a passionate, explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of salvation or destruction
17-year-old Jim Quinn from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members wrestle with the dilemma: Is this kid a star or a disaster?
“Is Jim Quinn redeemable or unsalvageable, can damaged goods ever escape their roots?”