Wedding Band Tickets

Wedding Band Tickets

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About Wedding Band

Set in the deep south of USA in 1918 when interracial marriage was illegal, Julia, a black seamstress, and Herman, a white baker, are defying all odds with their secret love. They face vicious judgement not just by society but also their closest friends and family. As they finally begin to believe their dreams for a future together are possible, Herman becomes a victim of the Spanish flu. Determined to save him, Julia is faced with decisions that will change her life.

Award-winning American playwright Alice Childress’ Wedding Band is a searing and powerful masterpiece which offers a stark reflection of the reality she was writing in during the Civil Rights era. It explores themes of race and class, questioning the devastating impact of unjust laws on ordinary human lives.

This moving and emotive drama will be directed by Monique Touko following her smash-hit success School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play at the Lyric.

“Stunningly, immediately real... Childress excels at writing archetypal characters who aren’t bound by cliché.” – Seattle Times “A great deal of compassion...” – New York Times “An unforgettable piece of theatre.” – Seattle Weekly

Access Performances
Audio-Described: 17 Jun 7:30pm
Relaxed: 19 Jun 2:30pm
BSL: 21 Jun 7:30pm
Captioned: 25 Jun 7:30pm

Run time

2hr 40min. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

1st June, 2024

End date

29th June, 2024



Ages 14+.

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Our Review

'Wedding Band' review — this richly detailed play about race, sex, class, and violence will get under your skin

4 of 5
07 Jun 2024, 08:46
Read our review of Alice Childress's powerful 1960s drama Wedding Band, now in performances at the Lyric Hammersmith to 29 June.

Wedding Band cast and creative team

By: Alice Childress
Director: Monique Touko


King Street, Lyric Square, London, United Kingdom, W6 0QL


Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: West Brompton
Bus numbers: 190, 266, 267, 391, H91
Night bus numbers: N9, N11


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