The most acclaimed new play of the decade.
Now eighty years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pyjamas and he can't find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he's losing control...
The Father is the winner of France's highest theatrical honour, the 2014 Moliere Award for Best Play, and in Christopher Hampton's crisp and witty translation, has dazzled audiences and critics alike at the Theatre Royal Bath, the Tricycle Theatre and the Wyndham’s Theatre in London’s West End. It has received an unprecedented TEN five star reviews from major national newspaper critics.
Tony Award nominee Kenneth Cranham reprises his unforgettable performance for this tour, direct from the West End. He is joined by Amanda Drew, Rebecca Charles, Brian Doherty and Jade Williams.
"Christopher Hampton's most vivid translation… a distinguished rendering of an original drama"
"My play – and production - of the year. Devastating drama"
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"The Father is a revelation, as sharp and surprising a play as you'll see all year"
"The acting is masterly"
"Florian Zeller's stunning play"
“A marvel...an unqualified triumph”
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
“Kenneth Cranham... superb”
“A flawless production”
“Brilliant...makes your brain hum with the unique potential of theatre”
By Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton
Sponsored at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Stackhouse Poland
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