Yerma

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National Theatre Live

Yerma


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

14 October - 20 October 2017

Event Type

Cinema Screening

By Simon Stone after Frederico García Lorca

WINNER – Best Revival – 2017 Olivier Awards
WINNER – Best Actress (Billie Piper) – 2017 Olivier Awards

★★★★★ “Brutal yet ferociously funny”, Metro

★★★★★ “Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca”, The Observer

★★★★★ “A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic”, The Independent

★★★★★ “Stunning, searing, unmissable.” Mail on Sunday

★★★★★ “Billie Piper is on raw, ferocious, spellbinding form.” The Evening Standard

★★★★★ “An extraordinary theatrical triumph.” The Times

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her award-winning role. In Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece a young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph). Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Captured live on stage at the Young Vic, London and screened at Riverside. These screenings of Yerma contain strobe lighting.

 

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Please Note: This production contains strobe lighting and coarse language
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Dates & Times:
Saturday 14 October 1pm
Sunday 15 October 1pm (from 5pm Saturday October 14 tickets for this performance will only be available at the door)
Friday 20 October 7pm

Ticket Options

Members Adult $22
Members Concession $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child Under 16 $15
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65

Duration

Approximately 2 hours

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