Oscar-Nominated Playwright Mike Leigh's Ecstasy
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The last date listed for Mike Leigh's "Ecstasy" was Sunday October 29, 2006 / 8:00pm.
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“If you can’t have a laugh and a drink on a Saturday night, when can you?” announces a character in “Ecstasy,” Mike Leigh’s devastating portrait of four working-class English friends carousing in a shabby furnished room in northwest London. Over the course of the party, which consumes the play’s second act, nothing much happens except that the characters drink a lot of beer, smoke a lot of cigarettes, become sloppily sentimental and sing songs. But through a wealth of casually dispensed personal detail and naturalistic ensemble acting of astonishing intensity and nuance, “Ecstasy” cheerily bares the soul of a society on a precipice.