National Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy
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National Theatre Live

Straight Line Crazy

February 05, 2023

Ralph Fiennes is Robert Moses, master manipulator and New York's most powerful man, in this blazing new play from David Hare.

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Straight Line Crazy: Official Trailer | National Theatre Live

 

For 40 uninterrupted years, Robert Moses exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives of New York City's workers, he created parks, bridges and 627 miles of expressway to connect the people to the great outdoors.

Faced with resistance by protest groups campaigning for a very different idea of what the city should become, will the weakness of democracy be exposed in the face of his charismatic conviction?

Broadcast live from the Bridge Theatre in London, Nicholas Hytner directs this exhilarating new play.

 

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