Apparently, we've been telling the public TOO much about our shows...like the titles and descriptions. Seems the way to sell out a show is not to tell anybody anything. Those crazy Brits.
The truth is that no one but Mike Leigh and his actors know what his first stage play for 12 years is about. But that has not hindered its performance at the box office. The new production, which is currently going by the intuitive title of A New Play by Mike Leigh, has already sold out after theatregoers snapped up more than 16,000 advance tickets.