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Lyric Hammersmith

Bertolt Brecht’s classic play about kindness and capitalism celebrates its 80th anniversary with a fresh new revival penned by Nina Segal.

Brecht’s classic play celebrates 80 years

What is the cost of being good? Find out in The Good Person of Szechwan at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, as Bertolt Brecht’s classic play is brought up to date in an exciting new production.

In a busy modern city where it’s easy to be anonymous, Shen Te is just trying to get by. When three gods reward her with a life-changing amount of money, Shen Te decides to open a tobacco shop and finally enjoy a stable life. But soon, she begins questioning the cost of survival, and the place of deceitful scheming in a capitalist metropolis.

German playwright Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan celebrates its 80th anniversary with a brand new version by Nina Segal (In The Night Time (Before The Sun Rises) and directed by Anthony Lau (The Shadow Factory). It is co-produced with Sheffield Theatres and the English Touring Theatre.

The Good Person of Szechwan London cast includes Ami Tredrea (Shen Te), Callum Coates (First God), Tim Samuels (Second God) and Nick Blakeley (Third God).

Still as compelling and masterful as when it first premiered, book The Good Person of Szechwan tickets to enjoy a fresh new take on a 20th century classic.

Sorry this show closed 13 May 2023, we recommend these similar productions.

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Performance dates:
12 May 2023 - 13 May 2023
Running time:
2 hours and 20 minutes including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 14+
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The Good Person of Szechwan Reviews

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User Reviews

Really enjoyable and thought-provoking version of this play. There is a little bit of audience participation if you're in the front row.

Performance date: 21 April 2023

Absolutely excellent!

Performance date: 27 April 2023

Mesmerising, as I find all shows at The Lyric are!

Performance date: 27 April 2023
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