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The Children

Closed June 9, 2019

Clever and heartbreaking

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Why See The Children?

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Fear the Future

This intriguing drama from British playwright Lucy Kirkwood asks where our responsibility for the future of our planet ends and where it begins. The story begins in a remote coastal town in England, when two retired nuclear scientist receive an unexpected visit from an old friend. The drama unfolds slowly from there to reveal the action is set a very different reality from our own, and one which forces the characters to consider the toughest of moral judgements.

Following a run in London, The Children premiered on Broadway in 2017, where it was hailed as "an astonishment!" by The New York Times. This Steppenwolf production is directed by Jonathan Berry.

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Dates

Opening night: 18 April 2019

Audience

14+

Run time

One hour and 50 minutes

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Written by Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by Jonathan Berry

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