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Slave Play

Opening on 29 Jun, 2024

DURATION
2 hr with no intermission
DATES
Until 21 septiembre 2024
AGE
Suitable for 16+
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Why watch Slave Play?

  • Golden Globe nominee Kit Harington, known for his role as the King of the North in "Game of Thrones," stars alongside Olivia Washington in Robert O’Hara’s direction of Slave Play.
  • Jeremy O. Harris’s remarkable play is about race, identity, and sexuality in twenty-first-century America. Standing as a 12-time Tony-nominated masterpiece, this ground-breaking play is coming to London’s Noël Coward Theatre for a strictly limited and unmissable season.

Prepare to be challenged and captivated by Slave Play, a groundbreaking drama arriving at the Noël Coward Theatre this summer. This Tony Award-nominated play by Jeremy O. Harris tackles complex issues of race, gender, and sexuality in contemporary America.
The stellar cast of Slave Play at West End features Fisayo Akinade, Kit Harington, Olivia Washington, and more, and is directed by the award-winning Robert O'Hara. Through a unique exploration of power dynamics and historical references, Slave Play delves into the realities of racism and microaggressions. This thought-provoking production is not to be missed!

Storyline

The Tony-nominated production of Slave Play features three interracial couples seeking relationship therapy. Each black partner suddenly loses desire and affection for their white counterpart, leading the couples to seek help from the controversial 'Antebellum Sexual Performance Therapy' to address and resolve the issues that have surfaced. At the MacGregor Plantation, the Old South is still alive and thriving. The heat in the air, the cotton fields, and the force of the whip. However, not everything is as it seems. Or is it?

Show timings

  • Mon-Sat: 7:30 PM
  • Wed and Sat: 2:30 PM

Cast & crew

  • Lead cast: Fisayo Akinade, Kit Harington, Aaron Heffernan and Olivia Washington
  • Director: Robert O’Hara
  • Writer: Jeremy O.Harris

Age & content guide

  • The show is suitable for people aged 16 and up. Children under 16 must be escorted by ticketholders aged 18 and above. and sit next to a ticketholder aged 18 or older.
  • The production features themes of race, identity, and sexuality.
  • Please be aware that this show contains harsh language, mature topics, and bright lighting. Electronic cigarettes are also smoked on stage.

The Noël Coward Theatre, located on St. Martin's Lane in the City of Westminster, London, is a renowned West End venue. Formerly named the Albery Theatre, it was constructed by Sir Charles Wyndham behind the Wyndham's Theatre, which was completed in 1899. This Grade II-listed building opened as the New Theatre on March 12, 1903, and has since hosted stars like Katherine Hepburn, Dame Judi Dench, and Jude Law. Designed by W. G. R. Sprague, the theatre boasts a classical exterior and a Rococo-style interior.

Seating Capacity: 960

Noël Coward Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

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Frequently asked questions about Slave Play

What is Slave Play about?

Slave Play is about interracial relationships, gender, sexuality, and power dynamics in contemporary America.

How much do Slave Play tickets cost?

Standard tickets start from €20. Prices are subject to change based on availability.

What is the opening date for Slave Play?

Slave Play is set to arrive in West End's Noel Coward Theatre on 29th June 2024.

What age group is Slave Play appropriate for?

The show contains adult themes around race, identity, and sexuality, strictly appropriate for patrons above 16 years of age.

Where is Slave Play playing in London?

Jeremy O Haris's groundbreaking drama, Slave Play, is arriving at the Noël Coward Theatre in London's West End.

How long does Slave Play run for?

The show runs for 2 hours without any breaks in between.

What is Slave Play about?

Jeremy O Haris uses interracial relationships to talk about racism, sexual identity, and power relations in 20th-century America in this intense drama.

Who are the main stars of Slave Play?

The play stars Fisayo Akinade, Kit Harington, Aaron Heffernan, and Olivia Washington along with original stars from the Broadway production.