The Amen Corner Tickets, The Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre, National, London
The Amen Corner
Olivier Theatre, National, London
Our Review 4.5 / 5

As the gospel singing soars, Sister Margaret, uncompromising pastor of her Harlem church, has a congregation already in revolt against her hardline leadership.

Opening date |
4th June 2013
Closes |
14th August 2013
Categories |
James Baldwin
Rufus Norris

Olivier Theatre, National Venue Information

Olivier Theatre, National, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Our Review of The Amen Corner


American James Baldwin (1924-87) was a multi-talented writer producing, over the course of his career, essays, novels and poems and the odd play besides. 'The Amen Corner' was his first play (published in 1954), and it is largely based on his own experiences. At the age of just 14 he joined the Pentecostal Church and became a preacher in his own right – drawing larger crowds than other ministers much older than himself. But at the age of 17, he became disillusioned with both... Read more

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