Kafka and Son

Theatre (international, political)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Beside
  • 10:20
  • Aug 3-8, 10-14
  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: Canada
  • Group: Theaturtle and Richard Jordan Productions in association with The Pleasance
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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The five-star multi award-winning international hit production returns to the Fringe for 11 shows after a sold-out run in 2017! Franz Kafka at 36, a failed writer and timid Jewish son, wrote an extraordinary letter to his overbearing father. Dora Award-winning Canadian actor Alon Nashman has been celebrated around the world for his performance as Kafka. Winner – Outstanding Production Awards in Prague, Germany, South Africa, Toronto, London, Edmonton, Orlando. 'Nashman's tour-de-force' ***** (TheaterScene.com). 'Immensely compelling' ***** (Boston Globe). 'Simply breath-taking' ***** (FringeGuru.com). 'Staggering' ***** (BritishTheatreGuide.com). 'A masterpiece' ***** (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard on far right. Entrance via gentle ramp.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices