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Lolita

Nabokov's Screenplay adapted by Michael West

The year’s most memorable production.

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Photo by Paul McCarthy

Photo by Paul McCarthy

The Corn Exchange/The Abbey co-production of Lolita, presented in a Commedia dell'Arte style, is a high-energy production of Lolita – one of the most startling, original and controversial stories of our time.

A sensation when it was published almost fifty years ago, Lolita recounts the passion of Humbert Humbert, a wily European academic, for Lolita, the young daughter of his New England landlady. It trails his desire from state to state in a tragic tale of love, obsession, betrayal and murder.

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