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VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg Talks Bringing THE SPOILS to the London Stage on 'Late Night'


On last night's LATE NIGHT, Jesse Eisenberg spoke to host Seth Meyers about bringing THE SPOILS, a new original play which he wrote and stars in, to the London Stage. Watch the appearance below!

Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones, John Wick, Equus),Katie Brayben (Beautiful - The Carole KingMusical, King Charles III, American Psycho) andAnnapurna Sriram (Billions, South of Hell) join Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice) and Kunal Nayyar(The Big Bang Theory) in the European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils. This razor-sharp new comedy, written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg, began at London's Trafalgar Studios on May 27th and runs to August 13th.

Eisenberg's third play, The Spoils originally ran Off-Broadway, to critical acclaim, in 2015 at The Pershing Square Signature Center. This play cements his reputation as a talented playwright whose tragicomic work explores questions of American privilege and the nature of family and relationships. The production is directed by The New Group's Artistic Director, Scott Elliott, and stars Jesse as Ben, alongside his original co-star, Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) as Kalyan. Further casting to be announced in due course.

A cuttingly satirical glimpse of a lost soul searching to assent the reality of his situation. Perceptively disconcerting, The Spoils speaks to the exasperated, self-analysing millennial generation. A painfully awkward comedy, not to be missed!

Nobody likes Ben. Ben doesn't even like Ben. He bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and win her back.

The Spoils has set design by Derek McLane, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski, sound design by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen and projection design by Olivia Sebesky.

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