Love and Other Acts of Violence
Donmar Warehouse, London
From Thu 7 Oct 2021 to Sat 27 Nov 2021
A young Jewish physicist and an activist poet meet at a party and fall in love. As society splinters around them, the couple's struggle to survive erupts into violence.
Cordelia Lynn's play Love and Other Acts of Violence is a subversive and intimate love story about inheritance and the cycles of politics and history. It premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in October 2021, directed by Elayce Ismail.
'There is a war coming... A war that will last for a hundred years... I think it is already here. I think we've been fighting it a long time.'
'Audaciously jagged... mesmerising moments'Guardian
'Cordelia Lynn is a young playwright with a distinctive voice. She's serious, and poetic and comes at problems and ideas from unusual angles'Whatsonstage
'A stunning piece of theatre... feels chillingly prescient'British Theatre Guide
'Superbly written... a very powerful piece of drama'London Theatre 1
14 Oct 2021Size: 198mm x 129mm
14 Oct 2021
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