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Summer and Smoke
Fresh off the back of its immense critical success at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall’s haunting production of Tennessee Williams’ Summer and Smokewill now be completing an exclusive and limited run at the West End’s Duke of York’s Theatre, and it is sure to be another sold-out show! This is easily one of the best theatre shows in London…
This innovative and ‘exquisite, poignant production’ (Financial Times) ‘announces ‘Frecknall as a director of real vision‘ (Independent).
★★★★★ ‘Rush to see this now, or live to regret it.’ - The Telegraph
★★★★★ ‘Patsy Ferran is a genuine marvel’ - Independent
★★★★★ ‘Needham fires up the stage, rambunctious and unruly’ - The Times
What is Summer and Smoke about?
It’s the classic story of girl meets boy with a sultry and gripping twist; Alma becomes torn between her deepest fears and her burning desires when she meets John, and thus begins her search for salvation from a life of obligation. Set in the scorching heat of a Mississippi summer, Frecknall’s take on Williams’ classic tale of love and self-devastation is as enthralling as it is sensual, demonstrating her formidable talent and innovative directorial vision. With outstanding performances from Patsy Ferran and Matthew Needham as the tale’s lustful lovers, this production is sure to smoulder on the Duke of York’s esteemed stage.
This poignant and mesmerising production is an unmissable adaptation of a captivating classic.
- Cancellation Policy
No refunds or exchanges after booking.
2 hours and 40 minutes (inclusive of interval)
- Good To Know
The appearance of any particular artist cannot be guaranteed. If in doubt please check with the Box Office before booking.
- How Does It Work
You will receive a booking confirmation email.
If you have chosen to collect at the venues box office, please print the booking confirmation and bring it on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time. You will also need to present the card used to purchase the tickets as valid ID.
- Offers Information
- Suitable For Children
To be confirmed.
- When Can I Go
10th November 2018 - 2nd February 2019
- Where Do I Go
Duke of York's Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
The nearest Tube stations are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines).
Leicester Square: From the station head north up Charing Cross Road and take the first right onto Long Acre. When the road intersects with Upper St. Martin's Lane turn left. The theatre is a two minute walk away down the road.
Charing Cross: See the directions in the 'Train' section above.
Bus: There are plenty of buses operating in this area.
For the Strand take buses: 6, 9, 11, 15, 23, 91 and 139.
For Charing Cross take the 24, 29, 47, 176.