Three Sisters


Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before, two ruthless military coups plunged the country into chaos.
Three Sisters at National Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: National Theatre
Starts: Monday 2 December 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Following his smash-hit Barber Shop Chronicles, Inua Ellams returns to the National Theatre with this heartbreaking retelling, directed by Nadia Fall (Home, Dara).

Synopsis


Chekhov's iconic characters are relocated to Nigeria in this bold new adaptation.


Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War.


Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before, two ruthless military coups plunged the country into chaos.


Fuelled by foreign intervention, the conflict encroaches on their provincial village, and the sisters long to return to their former home in Lagos.


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Dates


Previews from:Monday 2 December 2019

Press night:Tuesday 10 December 2019

Closes:No date announced.

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Previews:

Previews 3 - 9 Dec

£37 - £15


Standard:

Monday - Thursday eves, all matinees

£70, £50, £42, £38, £30, £15

Friday & Saturday eves

£75, £55, £48, £42, £32, £15


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Access information


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

To be included when additional performances are announced


Captioned performances, for deaf or hard‑of‑hearing people:

Fri 3 January, 7.30pm


Cast


Ronke Adekoluejo

Jude Akuwudike

Ken Nwosu

Racheal Ofori

Sule Rimi

Natalie Simpson


Creatives


Author: A new play by Inua Ellams after Chekhov
Director: Nadia Fall
Designer: Katrina Lindsay
Musical direction: Michael Henry
Lighting: Peter Mumford
Movement: Polly Bennett
Production: Co-production with Fuel

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