The Young Vic’s production of Matthew Lopez’s two-part drama The Inheritance is set to transfer to the West End later this year. Following a sell-out run at the Young Vic, the production, which features a cameo by Vanessa Redgrave, will run at the Noel Coward Theatre from 21st September. Tickets for The Inheritance go on sale on Friday. Lopez’s play, which is directed by Stephen Daldry, is inspired by EM Forster’s novel Howards End, and has been likened to Tony Kushner’s Angels in America as it explores what life is like for the gay community in New York a generation after the AIDS crisis.
A week ago, I spent nearly eight hours re-visiting the National's lavish and exhilarating production of Tony Kushner's 1990s epic Angels in America on Broadway, a play that swirls, swoops and swaggers over a moment of great crisis for the gay community in America as it chronicles the emerging AIDS epidemic in the previous decade. And now back in London, I spent over seven hours at the Young... Read more