The Convert


It's 1896 and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage, finds herself working for a devout Catholic. Chilford dreams of being an English priest and relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert.
The Convert at Young Vic

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - comedy
Venue: Young Vic
Starts: Friday 7 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 19 January 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira's striking play explores the impact of colonialism and Catholicism on black identity.


It's 1896 and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage, finds herself working for a devout Catholic.


Chilford dreams of being an English priest and relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert.


But Jekesai's salvation has its price as her individuality is slowly stripped away …


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Box office tel: 020 7922 2922

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 7 December 2018

Press night:Friday 14 December 2018

Closes:Saturday 19 January 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Monday - 2-30pm (24 & 31 Dec 2018)

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Previews:
£10, £20, £25 (7 to 13 Dec)

Standard:
£10, £20, £30, £40

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Access information


Captioned performance 10 Jan, 7.30pm


Audio described performance 16 Jan, 2.30pm


Creatives


Author: Danai Gurira

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