My Brilliant Friend

Olivier Theatre, National, London
My Brilliant Friend
Olivier Theatre, National, London
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Based on the celebrated novels by Elena Ferrante – published in over 50 countries – My Brilliant Friend is an epic story of love, violence, ambition and self-destruction.

When the most important person in her life goes missing without a trace, Lenu Greco, now a celebrated author, begins to recall a relationship of more than 60 years.

First meeting on the dangerous streets of postwar Naples, friends Lila and Lenu experience turbulent social and political change, from the rise of the Camorra to the sexual revolution and the transformation of their neighbourhood, city and nation. Even as life repeatedly tries to pull them in separate directions, they remain inextricably bound to one another.

Previews from |
12th November 2019
Booking from |
12th November 2019
Available until |
18th January 2020
Closes |
18th January 2020
Categories |
By:
April De Angelis
Director:
Melly Still

Olivier Theatre, National Venue Information

Address:
Olivier Theatre, National, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
Nearest tube:
Waterloo

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