Retrograde Tickets
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Retrograde Tickets

Find out how Sidney Poitier became a formidable Black actor in Hollywood.
Retrograde Tickets
Retrograde Tickets

About Retrograde

The Golden Age of Hollywood. Behind closed doors, aspiring actor Sidney Poitier is offered a lucrative contract that could make him a superstar. But what is he willing to do to achieve fame? Retrograde tickets are available on London Theatre now.

From the writer of award-winning, sold-out, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, Ryan Calais Cameron’s new play based on a true event in 1950’s Hollywood explores the reality of a Black actor’s journey to become one of the world’s most influential voices.

Directed by Kiln Associate Director Amit Sharma (The Boy with Two Hearts), this explosive world premiere explores a moment in a career which paved ways and changed minds and perceptions, cementing the legacy of a Hollywood icon.

Run time

1h 40m (incl. interval)

Start date

April 20th, 2023

End date

May 27th, 2023

Categories

Age

14+

Our Review

'Retrograde' review – Ivanno Jeremiah is riveting as a conflicted Sidney Poitier

4 of 5
27 Apr 2023, 09:42
Read our four-star review of Ryan Calais Cameron's Retrograde, a play about Hollywood actor Sidney Poitier, currently running at the Kiln Theatre through 27 May.

Retrograde cast and creative team

By: Ryan Calais Cameron
Director: Amit Sharma
Cast list: Ian Bonar, Ivanno Jeremiah, Daniel Lapaine
Design: Frankie Bradshaw
Lighting: Amy Mae
Sound: Beth Duke

Venue

269 Kilburn High Road, London, United Kingdom, NW6 7JR

Directions

Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: Brondesbury
Bus numbers: 16, 32, 189, 332, 632
Night bus numbers: N16
Car park: Kilburn Market Car Park

More information about Retrograde

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Audio Described Performances: All performances
Touch Tour: Thu 18 May, 6pm
Captioned Performances: Thu 11 May 7.30pm; Fri 12 May 7.30pm; Sat 13 May, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Relaxed Performance: Sat 20 May, 2.30pm

All performances of Retrograde will be audio described. If you require a headset please contact Kiln Theatre at 020 7328 1000 to reserve one prior to your visit. The venue cannot guarantee use of headsets if you arrive without pre-booking.

Tickets

Unfortunately, tickets for this event are no longer available.

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