The Great Wave


On a Japanese beach, teenage sisters Hanako and Reiko are caught up in a storm. Reiko survives while Hanako is lost to the sea. Their mother, however, can't shake the feeling her missing daughter is still alive.
The Great Wave at National Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Thriller
Venue: National Theatre
Started: Saturday 10 March 2018
Closed: Saturday 14 April 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Set in Japan and North Korea, Francis Turnly's epic new thriller is directed by Indhu Rubasingham in a co-production with the Tricycle Theatre.

Synopsis


An epic new thriller.


On a Japanese beach, teenage sisters Hanako and Reiko are caught up in a storm.


Reiko survives while Hanako is lost to the sea.


Their mother, however, can't shake the feeling her missing daughter is still alive, and soon family tragedy takes on a global political dimension.


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Box office tel: 020 7452 3000

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Dates


Previews from:Saturday 10 March 2018

Press night:Monday 19 March 2018

Closes:Saturday 14 April 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Previews:
£34 - £15

Standard:

Mon - Thu evening; all matinees

£40 - £15


Fri & Sat evenings

£40 - £18


Access information


Captioned performances for deaf and hard of hearing people:

Tuesday 10 April 2.30pm

Thursday 12 April 7.30pm

Saturday 14 April 2.30pm


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

Friday 6 April 7.30pm

Saturday 7 April 2.30pm (Touch Tour at 12.45pm)


Cast


Kae Alexander

Rosalind Chao

Tuyen Do

Vincent Lai

Kwong Loke

Frances Mayli McCann

Kirsty Rider

Leo Wan

David Yip


Creatives


Author: Francis Turnly
Composer: David Shrubsole
Director: Indhu Rubasingham
Designer: Tom Piper
Lighting: Oliver Fenwick
Sound: Alex Caplen
Fight director: Kev McCurdy
Movement: Polly Bennett
Video designer: Luke Halls

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