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 Letitia Wright as Jekesai in Danai Gurira's The Convert

The Convert

By Danai Gurira
Directed by Ola Ince

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday Matinees: 2.30pm (except 15, 26 December)

Thursday Matinee: 27 Dec, 2.30pm Monday Matinee: 31 December, 2.30pm  

£10, £20, £30, £40

Previews: (7 - 13 Dec) £10, £20, £25

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 'Danai Gurira's rich and gripping drama' Financial Times

'A skilful look at the turbulence of colonialism' Evening Standard

Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira’s striking play explores if faith has a cost and if so, when is that cost too much? 

It’s 1896 in what is modern day Zimbabwe and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage finds herself working for devout Catholic priest, Chilford. He relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert but Jekesai’s salvation has a price.

Cast includes Letitia Wright (Black Panther), Paapa Essiedu (RSC Hamlet) and Ivanno Jeremiah (Humans) directed by Ola Ince.

'An extraordinarily ambitious play – intense, harrowing and compelling' LA Times  

Director Ola Ince

Designer Naomi Dawson

Lighting Designer Bruno Poet

Sound Designer & Composer Max Perryment

Projection Designer Will Duke

Movement Director Coral Messam

Casting Director Charlotte Sutton CDG

With Jude Akuwudike, Paapa Essiedu, Ivanno Jeremiah, Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo, Rudolphe Mdlongwa, Pamela Nomvete, Letitia Wright

Captioned performance 10 Jan, 7.30pm

Audio described performance 16 Jan, 2.30pm

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