1. Child-sex offenders — and their antagonists — are the subjects of Bruce Norris’s new play Downstate  Financial Times
  2. Review: Downstate (National Theatre)  WhatsOnStage.com
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Bruce Norris returns with this profound, uncomfortable play about child abuse co-produced by the National Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyBruce Norris returns with this profound, uncomfortable play about child abuse co-produced by the National Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre Company

“If you need a break from politics go to the @NationalTheatre and see this play about paedophiles. Brilliant acting from the entire cast. #Downstate”

kath 🙀❄️ on Twitter: "If you need a break from politics go to the @NationalTheatre and see this play about paedophiles. Brilliant acting from the entire cast. #Downstate… https://t.co/Wsuvp27byP"

“DOWNSTATE, Bruce Norris’s play about a group of paedophiles @NationalTheatre is undoubtedly “blazingly acted.” Thought provoking too ...”

Rebecca Jones on Twitter: "DOWNSTATE, Bruce Norris’s play about a group of paedophiles @NationalTheatre is undoubtedly “blazingly acted.” Thought provoking too ...… https://t.co/FWfdIryPhL"

“Just seen the London transfer of @SteppenwolfThtr & @NationalTheatre's co-production of Bruce Norris's DOWNSTATE, an intentionally unsettling and upsetting play that dares to extend empathy to admitted paedophiles. It's one of the ultimate taboos; I was both gripped & appalled.”

Mark Shenton on Twitter: "Just seen the London transfer of @SteppenwolfThtr & @NationalTheatre's co-production of Bruce Norris's DOWNSTATE, an intentionally unsettling and upsetting play that dares to extend empathy to admitted paedophiles. It's one of the ultimate taboos; I was both gripped & appalled.… https://t.co/CC4ZFKKDBg"

“Good luck to all involved for #Downstate @NationalTheatre Make sure you head there to see this brilliant play by Bruce Norris. Dark, funny and compelling, beautifully written and performed @SteppenwolfThtr @NobleCecilia 🙏🏽”

Raj Ghatak on Twitter: "Good luck to all involved for #Downstate @NationalTheatre Make sure you head there to see this brilliant play by Bruce Norris. Dark, funny and compelling, beautifully written and performed @SteppenwolfThtr @NobleCecilia 🙏🏽… https://t.co/TqKwG4nygA"