448 Psychosis

April 2017

The New School for Drama Studio Productions 


4.48 Psychosis was written throughout the autumn and winter of 1998-99 as Kane battled with one of her recurrent bouts of depression. On February 20, 1999, aged 28, the playwright committed suicide. On the page, the piece looks like a poem. No characters are named, and even their number is unspecified.

​Written by Sarah Kane
directed by Nigel Semaj 

design by Nigel Semaj 


Cast: 
Featuring Riley Jo Payne, Caroline Hertz, Jazmyn Boone, Mike Spara and Kasey O'brien