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Joe Turner’s Come And Gone

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About the Show Less...

The masterpiece of Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American playwright August Wilson. Read More >

Joe Turner’s Come And Gone is the masterpiece and personal favourite play of African-American playwright August Wilson.

The story centres on Herald Loomis, who has been forced to work in Joe Turner’s slave gang for seven years. Now he is searching for the wife he left behind, believing she can help him reclaim his lost identity. Through the people he meets in a Pittsburgh boarding house, he discovers that what he is really seeking is his rightful place in a new world.

Joe Turner’s Come And Gone is directed by the Artistic Director of the Young Vic, David Lan, and features a strong cast of London theatre regulars including Danny Sapani, Nathaniel Martello-White and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith along with big screen regular Delroy Lindo.

For more about Joe Turner’s Come And Gone at the Young Vic, read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 27/05/2010

Opening Night: 03/06/2010

Closing Night: 03/07/2010

Running time: 2h40

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Cast & Creative


Adjoa Andoh, Brandon Benoit-Joyce, Daniel Cerqueira, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Petra Letang, Delroy Lindo, Nathaniel Martello-White, Tapiwa Mugweni, Leah Ocran, Demi Oyediran, Jessica Richardson, Danny Sapani, Riann Steele


Director - David Lan

Designer - Patrick Burnier

Lighting Designer - Mike Gunning

Sound - Gareth Fry

Author - August Wilson

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