Today: May 29, 2024

THE SHARK IS BROKEN enters its final weeks

After a sell-out, critically acclaimed premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, Ian Shaw (son of Jaws star Robert Shaw) and Joseph Nixon’s acclaimed play about the hilarious behind-the-scenes drama of the making of the 1975 classic is now in its final weeks at the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre.

Ian Shaw portrays his iconic father while Liam Murray Scott and Demetri Goritsas transform into Richard Dreyfuss and Roy Scheider respectively, transporting the audience right into the doomed set of Jaws. Awash with alcohol and ambition, the three hammered stars start to bare their teeth at the mercy of their mechanical co-star who proves you should never work with children, animals…or fiberglass sharks. Packed with wit, drama and fascinating insight into filmmaking history and an actor’s process, this terrific play is an absolutely essential companion piece to the beloved film classic.

Earning rave reviews across the board and wall-to-wall sell-outs (resulting in an extended run to early February), THE SHARK IS BROKEN is theatrical nirvana for film fans.

FOR TICKET INFO, VISIT THESHARKISBROKEN.COM

LIMITED SEASON MUST END 13 FEBRUARY | AMBASSADORS THEATRE, LONDON

 

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