Blackbird

2019 Drama
August 22 - September 14 Evenings at 8pm • Sunday matinees at 2pm

Blackbird

Overview

Winner 2006 Critics Award - Scotland Best New Play
Winner 2007 Olivier Award (London) Best New Play
Nomination 2016 Tony Award Best Revival
Nomination 2016 Tony Award Best Actor
Nomination 2016 Tony Award Best Actress

This intense work was commissioned by the Edinburgh International Festival, where it received its world premiere. After years in prison and subsequent hardships, Ray, fifty-six, has a new identity and has made a new life for himself, thinking that he cannot be found. Una, twenty-seven, has thought of nothing else; upon seeing a photo of Ray in a magazine, she has arrived unannounced at his office. Guilt, rage, and raw emotions run high as they recollect the passionate relationship they had fifteen years ago. Without any moral judgments, the play never shies away from the brutal truth of this abandoned and unconventional love. Una is looking for answers, not vengeance. Nevertheless, the consequences are shattering.

Ticket Prices

General $35 • Senior/Military $32 • Student/Youth $20 View our Seating Chart, or learn about Rush Tickets, Pay What You Can, Pride Night or Ladies' Night Out.

Age Recommendation

Mature Drama - ages 12 and up, under 18 with guidance.

Content Advisory

Intense drama, including language, sexual descriptions, sexual situations.

Accessibility

For patrons with mobility challenges, we offer front-row seats, accessible bathrooms, and gently sloping aisles. Wheelchair Seating is also available. Assisted Listening Devices are available free of charge at the Concessions Counter.
estimated run time 1 hr 30 mins

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Opening Night Thu, Aug 22
8:00 PM
Fri, Aug 23
8:00 PM
Sat, Aug 24
8:00 PM
Sun, Aug 25
2:00 PM
PWYC Wed, Aug 28
8:00 PM
Thu, Aug 29
8:00 PM
Ladies' Night Out Fri, Aug 30
8:00 PM
Sat, Aug 31
8:00 PM
Talkback Sun, Sep 1
2:00 PM
Thu, Sep 5
8:00 PM
Pride Night Fri, Sep 6
8:00 PM
Sat, Sep 7
8:00 PM
Sun, Sep 8
2:00 PM
Thu, Sep 12
8:00 PM
Fri, Sep 13
8:00 PM
Closing Night Sat, Sep 14
8:00 PM