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Buy Tickets for NT Live: The Welkin

  • Sun Jun 7, 2020
  • 7:30pm
  • Leonard Nimoy Thalia
  • $23 - $24

Symphony Space / Film

NT Live: The Welkin

The Welkin
The Welkin
The Welkin

Description

Theater on Screen

A new play by Lucy Kirkwood recorded live from the National Theatre in London.

One life in the hands of 12 women.

Rural England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, 21-year-old Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.

When Sally claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst.

James Macdonald (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) directs Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Funny Cow) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr. Selfridge) in this bold and gripping thriller from Tony-nominated writer Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica, Skins).

“Very funny, brutally honest and smartly irreverent.” —Broadway World

Part of Symphony Space's Theater on Screen series, groundbreaking theater comes across the pond direct to our screens.

Private group screenings available! (Minimum 75 attendees)

Contact [email protected].

Theatre

Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

Expected Run Time is 180 minutes

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