Plays Directory : The Mercy Seat

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Neil Labute
  • Written
  • Setting
    New York
  • Overview
    The Mercy Seat is a 2002 play by Neil LaBute that was among the first major theatrical responses to the September 11, 2001 attacks.

    The two-person play is set on September 12, the play concerns Ben, a man who works at the World Trade Center but was away from the office during the attack — with his mistress Abby, who is also his boss.

    Expecting that his family believes that he was killed in the towers' collapse, Ben contemplates using the tragedy to run away and start a new life with his lover.

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1 known roles

Connected mandy members:

Sascha Green
Sascha Green
2019, Director/Producer
Hen and Chicken's Theatre
Rhi Bridgland-Bishop
Rhi Bridgland-Bishop
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Stage Manager
Hen and Chickens Theatre Bar
David Gibbons
2019, Ben Harcourt
Hen and Chicken's Theatre
Nilgun Direncay
2019, Abby
The Barn Theatre
Shauna Gavaghan
2019, Abby Prescott
Hen and Chickens Theatre
Farrah Dark
Farrah Dark
2018, Abby
Tristran Bates - Actors Centre
Robert Barnes
2018, Ben
Tristan Bates Theatre
Victoria Rowlands
2017, Abby
Tristan Bates Theatre
Jonathan Blakeley
2017, Ben
The Hen & Chickens Theatre
Jaryd Headley
2016, Ben
The Actors Centre
Amanda-Jade Tyler
2016, Abby Prescott
Hampton Hill Theatre
Fiona Monks
Fiona Monks
2016, Abby
Rose Bruford
Steven Ioakim
2014, Ben
Dean Merritt
Dean Merritt
2011, Ben
Leicester Square Theatre
Sean O'Neil
Sean O'Neil
2011, Ben Harcourt
The Pleasance, London
Christina Nunes
Christina Nunes
Stage Manager
2011, Stage Manager
The Pleasance Theatre
Rebecca Hickey
2011, Abby Prescott
The Helix Theatre
Frances Isabel Humphreys
2009, Abby
Studio 404
Neil Chinneck
2008, Ben
Above Three and Ten, Brighton
Chris Hislop
Chris Hislop
2008, Producer
Upstairs at Three and Ten