"Daddy"


A young black artist meets an older white art collector. A gospel choir emerges from an infinity pool. A mother stops at nothing to save her son's soul. In this Bel Air tale of love and family, intimacy is a commodity and the surreal gets real.
Almeida Theatre

Photo by Peter Brown


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Almeida Theatre
Starts: Monday 30 March 2020
Closes: Saturday 9 May 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Danya Taymor directs the UK premiere of “Daddy”, an explosive and blistering melodrama from Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play) - "one of the most exciting new voices of his generation" GQ.

Synopsis


I will be your father figure. Put your tiny hand in mine.


I will be your preacher teacher. Anything you have in mind.


A young black artist meets an older white art collector.


A gospel choir emerges from an infinity pool.


A mother stops at nothing to save her son's soul.


In this Bel Air tale of love and family, intimacy is a commodity and the surreal gets real.


When it's summer every day, when even is it?


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Theatre


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Postal address:
1 Almeida Street
London N1 1TA

Box office tel: 020 7359 4404

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 30 March 2020

Press night:Thursday 9 April 2020

Closes:Saturday 9 May 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Previews:
£34, £29, £20, £10

Standard:
£42.50, £34, £20, £10

Concessions:

Over 65s

Customers who are 65 and over can book second-price-band tickets* for £25 on Monday - Thursday evenings & Wednesday & Saturday matinees.


Under 30s

Customers aged 30 or under can book second-price-band tickets for £15 on Monday - Thursday evenings and Wednesday & Saturday matinees.


Access

Deaf and disabled patrons and a companion can buy tickets for £25 for all performances.


25 and under

£5 tickets will be available to those age 25 and under for performances on Mon 30 Mar, Tue 31 Mar, Mon 6 Apr, Tue 7 Apr, Mon 13 Apr, Tue 14 Apr & Mon 20 Apr. Enter the promo code 25UNDER to access.


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Access information


Captioned performance:

Thu 30 Apr 7.30pm


Audio Described performance by VocalEyes:

Sat 2 May 2.30pm

(Touch Tour 12.45pm)


Creatives


Author: Jeremy O. Harris
Director: Danya Taymor
Designer: Matt Saunders

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