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Love and Other Acts of Violence Tickets

Love and Other Acts of Violence Information

A young Jewish physicist and a left-wing poet meet at a party and fall in love. As society splinters around them, the couple's struggle to survive erupts into violence. 

Cordelia Lynn's new play is a subversive and intimate love story about inheritance and the cycles of politics and history. Elayce Ismail directs a cast including Abigail Weinstock and Richard Katz. 

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Cast and creative

By: Cordelia Lynn
Director: Elayce Ismail
Cast list: Abigail Weinstock, Richard Katz, Tom Mothersdale
Design: Basia Bińkowska
Lighting: Joshua Pharo
Choreography: Yarit Dor
Sound: Richard Hammarton

Our review

Photo credit: Tom Mothersdale and Abigail Weinstock (Photo by Helen Murray)

Emotions come fast, sometimes funny and more often downright furious in Cordelia Lynn's Love and Other Acts of Violence, which is two-thirds of a major play before going off the rails in a final sequence - an Epilogue which is arresting to look at but thematically hamfisted, even superfluous. The first so-called "proper" play to open at the Donmar Warehouse in 18 months (their much-acclaimed Blindness was a sound installation), this nervy and unnerving one-act is terrifically acted by its cast...

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