The Big and the Small 2018

Opened: April 14, 2018
Closing: May 06, 2018

The Big and the Small - 2018 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

4th Street Theatre
83 East 4th Street New York, NY

Funerals are for the living. What happened, why, who did it and how - none of that matters in the moments before. A play about those moments before, The Big and the Small is a series of two-handers, each in identical rooms in a grand hotel in Zürich. As guests enjoy the last moments of their private, awkward, funny and not-so-funny lives, themes of nationalism, tourism, social responsibility, isolation, class and gender roles are all explored. In a time of global crisis, what does neutrality mean for a country full of banks?

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The Big and the Small has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.