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LOVE

A co-production with Birmingham Repertory Theatre

by Alexander Zeldin

6 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
Running Time: 1hr, 30 mins no interval

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

LOVE

In the run up to Christmas, three families are placed into cramped temporary accommodation.

A middle-aged man and his elderly mum, a young family with a baby on the way, a newly arrived woman from Sudan. Strangers. Forced together. No space is personal.

 

 

 

In this new play by Alexander Zeldin, written through a devising process, the audience are invited to bear witness to an intimate story of family love for our times.

Alexander Zeldin’s previous work includes the critically acclaimed, ‘raw’ (Financial Times) and ‘unforgettable’ (The Times) Beyond Caring.
LOVE continues this unique approach to theatre.

LOVE was also performed at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 26 Jan – 11 Feb 2017. Click here for more info (link opens in a new window)

 

Talks and events

In Focus: Performing Without a Home Thursday 15 Dec, 5.30 – 6.45pm
Alexander Zeldin Wednesday 4 Jan, 6pm, in the Dorfman

 

The Dorfman Partner
The Dorfman Partner: Neptune Investment Management   

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Associate Director, Alexander Zeldin, is supported by the Quercus Trust in partnership with the National Theatre

Quercus

 

5 star rating

The National Theatre’s play of the year

Evening Standard
5 star rating

Gripping, amusing, uncomfortable, desperately moving

The Times
5 star rating

Gentle, funny, devastating. Turning a national spotlight, on the dehumanising reality of being homeless

Financial Times
4 star rating

Engrossing drama leaves us enraged

Guardian
4 star rating

An essential watch. A searing festive show

Time Out
4 star rating

Potent and emotive

The Stage
5 star rating

Heartbreaking

Independent

Ticket availability

Friday Rush
Every Friday at 1pm, a limited number of £20 tickets for the following week's performances are released to buy online. Find out more.

Day Tickets
On the day of the performance, a limited number of £15 Day Tickets are available in person at 9.30am from the Ground Floor box office. Find out more.

Access performances
Captioned performances:
Tuesday 3 January, 2.30pm
Monday 9 January, 7.30pm

Audio-described performance:
Saturday 7 January, 2.30pm, preceded by a Touch Tour
 

LOVE Rehearsal Diary

Diyan Zora is the staff director for LOVE, which opens in the Dorfman Theatre in December. She’ll be keeping a diary throughout the rehearsal period – here’s the first entry.

Read the diary

Poster photography by David Stewart

LOVE | Company Interviews

Watch the cast of LOVE discuss the effect they expect the production to have on audiences.

More info

LOVE rehearsal gallery

Cast

Production team

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