Theatre performed on the following days in August 2012...
Remember the French VIP who allegedly raped the black chambermaid in the Manhattan hotel? Go behind the scenes to see what wasn't in the papers: the victim, the lawyers, the accused and his wife. Darkly humorous play from acclaimed US screenwriter probes the story behind the headlines - in both bedroom and courtroom. What's the magic wand? An unexpected turn of events. Inspired by real-life events. At the first reading in Paris, a 40-year-old writer asked, 'is that what really happened?'