7TH DECEMBER 2018 - 26TH JANUARY 2019
Design by Naomi Dawson.
It's 1896 in whate is modern day Zimbabwe and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marruiage finds herself working for devout Catholic priest, Chilford. He relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert but Jekesai's salvation has a price.
Written by Danai Gurira and directed by Ola Ince.
Cast includes: Letitia Wright (Black Panther), Paapa Essiedu (RSC Hamlet) and Ivanno Jeremiah (Humans).
THE CONVERT will run at the Young Vic Theatre from 7th December 2018 until 26th January 2019. Press Night Performance on Friday For more information and to book tickets, click here.
The Stage: ***** 5 stars
'Superb performances. This is as good as theatre gets.'
The Observer: **** 4 stars
'A devastating dilemma, finely dissected. Sizzles with disclosure.'
The Independent: **** 4 stars
'A modern classic. A fiercely realised staging.'
The Times: **** 4 stars
'Ola Ince's atmospheric, inventive production is electrifying.'
The Guardian: **** 4 stars
'Thrillingly performed, with moments of extraordinary force.'
photo by Marc Brenner
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