About the showScrubs actor Zach Braff stars in his self-written dark comedy All New People, premiering in the UK at the Duke of York’s Theatre. Transferring from Off-Broadway, All New People embarked on a brief UK tour, before opening at the London venue for a strictly limited ten week season.
A witty take on friendships, All New People takes place on Long Beach Island in the dead of winter. Charlie is heartbroken, downtrodden and believes he has hit rock bottom. Celebrating his 35th birthday at his friend’s luxury apartment, Charlie makes plans to hide away for a while.
Unfortunately, his plans are disrupted by a group of misfits turn up, leaving chaos in their wake. Soon, the group find themselves entangled in a beach house where the mood is far from sunny.
Zach Braff makes his West End debut, starring as Charlie. Most recognised from his role in Scrubs, Braff is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated writer, director and actor, winning a Grammy for his project Garden State. Further cast members include Susannah Fielding as the hired beauty, Eve Myles as the British estate agent and Paul Hilton as the local fireman.
Directed by Peter DuBois, whose most recent project was the Evening Standard Award-nominated Becky Shaw, All New People is the wacky, sharp and truthful take on friendships, relationships and mistakes. Opening at the Duke of York’s Theatre for a limited season, All New People guarantees plenty of laughs.
Who Should See It?Fans of Scrubs will find a similar occasional dark humour here, and those who love sitcoms will be right at home!
All New People is not suitable for those under the age of 16, due to sexually graphic content, explicit language and references to drugs.