Paul is an ordinary man with a shocking secret. At home, he is a loving husband and father. At work, he administers the cut. In a society sickened by his profession, Paul struggles with his conscience and longs to tell the truth.
The Cut played at the Donmar Warehouse from 23 February - 1 April 2006.
Following the run at the Donmar, Michael's production of The Cut embarked on a UK Tour.
The UK Tour played at The Lowry, Salford 4 – 8 April 2006, The Bristol Old Vic 11 – 15 April 2006, and The Liverpool Everyman 18 – 22 April 2006.
The UK Tour of The Cut was supported by Arts Council England.