KING by Pat Kinevane

Theatre (solo show, new writing)

  • Assembly @ Dance Base - Assembly @ Dance Base
  • 18:30
  • Aug 27
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Group: Fishamble: The New Play Company
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Strobe lighting, Strong language/swearing
  • 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 18 months

Description

Olivier and triple Fringe First-winning Fishamble’s KING, by Herald Archangel winner Pat Kinevane, tells the story of Luther, a man from Cork named in honour of his Granny Bee Baw’s hero, Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Luther only leaves his apartment for essential journeys, and to perform as an Elvis impersonator. The play explores prejudice, privilege and resilience, as Luther struggles to live life to the full. The UK Premiere of KING has been programmed by Dance Base in collaboration with Assembly, and is supported by Culture Ireland. ‘Incredibly compelling’ (Irish Times). ‘Unsurpassed… immaculate’ (Sunday Independent).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Lift from street entrance to first floor
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Below the Line (3/5 stars) 33 days ago

visually pleasing

British Theatre Guide (4/5 stars) 35 days ago

It is mesmerizing and it is frightening.

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Theatre Travels 38 days ago

Kinevane is a likeable presence and astute performer. This is an enjoyable piece and definitely one for the lovers of Irish theatre.

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