In this tribute to Vernon ' The Entertainer'- one of the greatest boxers of all time - On the Ropes skillfully marries poetry, live music, wit, and the ducks and weaves of the ring. Witness Vernon Vanriel's incredible experience and watch how bravery and resistance defeat prejudice and injustice. Book your On the Ropes London tickets now and watch this real-life-inspired story from the best seats in the theatre.
On the Ropes London tickets are available now! Vernon Vanriel and Dougie Blaxland wrote the script for On the Ropes, which is directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour. Zahra Mansouri created the set and costumes, Holly Ellis managed the lighting and sound, Gareth Fry handled the production management, Harry Blumenau handled casting, and Gaby Nimo handled the choreography.
Boxing, rhythmic reggae, and blues are all interwoven in On the Ropes. This beautiful drama tells the tale of Vernon Vanriel, a member of the Windrush Generation who immigrated to Britain with his family when he was only 6 years old. Later on, he grew into one of the most well-known and significant Black British boxers of the 1970s and 1980s. After spending more than 40 years in North London, Vernon was left stranded and denied admission to the UK in 2005 as a result of what started out as a trip to Jamaica. Vernon found himself engaged in a knife-edge struggle for both his life and his right to citizenship. Buy your On the Ropes London tickets now to avoid disappointment later!
Leading Roles: Mensah Bediako as Vernon and Ashley D Gayle as Chorus
Writers: Vernon Vanriel and Dougie Blaxland
Director: Anastasia Osei-Kuffour
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Booking Period: Bookings open from 6 Jan 2023 till 4 Feb 2023
Park Theatre is the vision of Artistic Director Jez Bond and Creative Director Melli Marie who managed to raise sufficient funding to transform the concrete building into a thriving new theatre venue, gathering support from the theatre community including stalwarts like Ian McKellen and Alan Rickman, the media, and, most importantly, residents in the area. The structure, constructed by David Hughes Architects for £2.6 million, opened in May 2013 to excellent acclaim from reviewers. It is located near Finsbury Park station, not far from the West End.
Seating Capacity: 200
Address: Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP
Tube: The closest tube station is Kings Cross Station, just a 16-minute drive from Park Theatre.
Train: If you wish to take a train to the theatre, Old Street, Moorgate is the closest.
Available Facilities: Baby Changing Facilities, Headsets, and Restrooms.
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessibility, and Restrooms.
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Park Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formal are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
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Booking On the Ropes London tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.
On the Ropes opens on 6 Jan 2023 at the Park Theatre.
On the Ropes does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children aged 12 and above.
On the Ropes is playing at Park Theatre and opens on 6 Jan 2023.
The running time of On the Ropes is 2 hr 20 min with 1 intermission.
On the Ropes is a play about Vernon Vanriel and his fight against discrimination and injustice. It inspires audiences to never give up.
The main stars of On the Ropes are Mensah Bediako as Vernon and Ashley D Gayle as Chorus.
There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formal or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the arena can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending On the Ropes. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
Park Theatre has multiple facilities including wheelchair accessibility, baby changing facilities, headsets, and restrooms.
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres/arenas do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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