Nobody likes Ben. Even Ben doesn't like Ben. He bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and win her back.
Jesse Eisenberg's The Spoils was first produced by the New Group in New York. It was transferred by Lisa Matlin and Ambassador Theatre Group to Trafalgar Studios, London, where it received its UK premiere in May 2016.
Jesse Eisenberg is an Academy Award-nominated actor, playwright, contributor to The New Yorker and author of the book Bream Gives Me Hiccups. In addition to The Spoils, he has written the plays Asuncion and The Revisionist, which starred Vanessa Redgrave. Film credits include Cafe Society, The Social Network, Now You See Me, The Squid and the Whale, The End of the Tour and Batman v. Superman.