Love and Other Acts of Violence

Donmar Warehouse, London
Love and Other Acts of Violence
Donmar Warehouse, London
Our Review 3 / 5

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. 

Previews from |
7th October 2021
Opening date |
14th October 2021
Closes |
27th November 2021
Cordelia Lynn
Elayce Ismail
Joshua Pharo
Richard Hammarton
Basia Bińkowska
Yarit Dor
Cast list:
Abigail Weinstock, Richard Katz, Tom Mothersdale

Donmar Warehouse Venue Information

Donmar Warehouse, Donmar Warehouse, London, WC2h 9LX
Venue Box Office:
0844 871 7624
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

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Our Review of Love and Other Acts of Violence


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. Read more

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