About the show
Where is it showing?Master Harold and the Boys is playing at the National Theatre Lyttelton.
When does it close?The play is currently showing at the National Theatre Lyttelton and will play its last performance on Tuesday 17th December.
Who is in it?Hammed Animashaun, fresh from his recent roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre and A Monster Calls at the Old Vic, stars as Willie, with newcomer Anson Boon as Hally, and Lucian Msamati – whose previous credits for the National Theatre include Amadeus and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom - as Sam.
Who are the creative team?Master Harold and the boys is directed by Roy Alexander Weise, joint Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange. Choreography and movement direction are by Shelley Maxwell, with set and costume design by Rajha Shakiry, lighting design by Paule Constable, and sound design by Giles Thomas.
How long is it?The show runs for 1 hour and 40 minutes, with no interval.
Recommended forIf you’re in the mood for a striking historical drama, Master Harold and the boys is the perfect fit.
Please note: As part of depicting the experience of 1950s apartheid South Africa, at times characters in the play use language that is racially offensive.
Age Recommendations: TBC