By Christopher Shinn
Directed By Ian Rickson
£10 - £48
Silicon Valley. The future. A rocket launches.
Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way.
Christopher Shinn’s gripping new play, directed by Ian Rickson, features Ben Whishaw as Luke.
Ben Whishaw photographed by Nadav Kander.
Rehearsal and production photography by Johan Persson.
Previews 12 Aug - 17 Aug
Press Night 7pm Fri 18 Aug
Wed matinees 2.30pm from 23 Aug
Sat matinees 2.30pm from 26 Aug
12 Aug - 17 Aug
£32, £28, £20, £10
19 Aug - 16 Sep
£39.50, £32, £20, £10
18 Sep - 30 Sep
£48, £38, £24, £10
Thurs 21 Sep
Post-show discussion with members of the Against company. Free to same-day ticket holders.
Tue 5 Sep
Pre-show talk for Almeida Members at approximately 6.30pm.
Thurs 14 Sep 7.30pm
Audio Described performance
by Vocal Eyes
Sat 16 Sep 2.30pm
(Touch Tour 12.45pm)
Sat 12 - Tue 22 Aug
If you live or work in the Islington area you can book best available seats for £25 for the opening performances, subject to availability. Enter the promo code ISFIRST when booking. For applicable postcodes see here.
Customers claiming Jobseekers Allowance and students can book second-price-band tickets* for £25 on Monday - Thursday evenings & Wed & Sat matinees. For more information click here.
Customers who are 65 and over can book second-price-band tickets* for £25 on Monday - Thursday evenings & Wed & Sat matinees up to 23 September. For more information click here.
Customers aged 30 or under can book second-price-band tickets for £15 subject to availability.
25 and under
Mon 14 Aug, Mon 21 Aug, Wed 30 Aug (2.30pm & 7.30pm), Mon 28 Aug, Thurs 31 Aug, Fri 1 Sep, Sat 2 Sep (2.30pm & 7.30pm), Mon 4 Sep
(Captioned Thurs 14 Sep 7.30pm, Audio Described Sat 16 Sep 2.30pm), Thurs 14 Sep
£5 tickets available exclusively to those aged 25 and under on select Mondays. Enter the promo code UNDER25 to book. Proof of age ID will be required on collecting the tickets. Tickets are limited to two per person and subject to availability.
*Subject to availability. Not available in the final week of performances.
Theatre includes: Myth (RSC); King Lear (Old Vic).
Fehinti trained at RADA.
The running time is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes including a 15 minute interval.
Writer Christopher Shinn
Direction Ian Rickson
Lighting Charles Balfour
Sound Gregory Clarke
Composer Mark Bradshaw
Movement Imogen Knight
Video Robin Fisher
Casting Sophie Holland
Costume Supervision Claire Wardroper
Resident Director Jo Tyabji