Nine Night


Gloria is gravely sick. When her time comes, the celebration begins; the traditional Jamaican Nine Night Wake. But for Gloria's children and grandchildren, marking her death with a party that lasts over a week is a test.
Nine Night at National Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: National Theatre
Started: Saturday 21 April 2018
Closed: Friday 25 May 2018
Running time:1 hr 45 mins (no interval)
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Natasha Gordon's debut play Nine Night is a touching and very funny exploration of the rituals of family.


Roy Alexander Weise directs a cast including Cecilia Noble.


Synopsis


Family, food, music and mourning.


Gloria is gravely sick.


When her time comes, the celebration begins; the traditional Jamaican Nine Night Wake.


But for Gloria's children and grandchildren, marking her death with a party that lasts over a week is a test.


Nine nights of music, food, sharing stories - and an endless parade of mourners.


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Dates


Previews from:Saturday 21 April 2018

Press night:Monday 30 April 2018

Closes:Friday 25 May 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Previews:
£30 - £15

Standard:

Mon - Thu evening; all matinees

£35 - £15


Fri & Sat evenings

£40 - £18


Access information


Captioned performances for deaf and hard of hearing people:

Wednesday 16 May 7.30pm

Saturday 19 May 2.30pm


Audio‑described performances, for blind and visually impaired people:

Friday 25 May 7.30pm

Saturday 26 May 2.30pm (Touch Tour at 1.15pm)


Cast


Oliver Alvin-Wilson

Franc Ashman

Ricky Fearon

Michelle Greenidge

Hattie Ladbury

Rebekah Murrell

Cecilia Noble


Creatives


Author: Natasha Gordon
Director: Roy Alexander Weise
Designer: Rajha Shakiry
Lighting: Paule Constable
Sound: George Dennis
Fight director: Bret Young
Movement: Shelley Maxwell

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