“This controversial piece has had a very interesting mixed reception from critics. Some, like our own Lyn Gardner, have praised its "brilliance" whilst others have accused it of "preaching to the converted." One thing is for sure: people will be talking about this one for a while. It's almost sold out but a few dates have been added to the end of the run so if you're v quick you might just be able to get them.”
“The brilliance of Nadia Latif's Fairview is the way it interrogates the way we each gaze upon the stage, and indeed the world, and it does it in a way that could only happen in the physical space of a theatre.”
This radical examination of power is directed by Young Vic’s Genesis Fellow / Associate Director, Nadia Latif.
It’s Grandma’s birthday and the Frasier family have gathered to celebrate. Beverly just wants everything to run smoothly, but Tyrone has missed his flight, Keisha is freaking out about college and Grandma has locked herself in the bathroom.
Devastatingly intelligent and fiercely passionate
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s brilliant race satire is a must-see… but we can’t tell you why
Conceptual piece on race preaches to the converted
Stunning production of an extraordinary play
This is definitely a play to see, if you can, and to argue about afterwards
In the wrong hands, Fairview might fall completely flat. But Nadia Latif’s hands are definitely the right ones
Lyn Gardner for Stagedoor
Without question the play of the year
This is no ordinary play
Jackie Sibblies Drury's play dazzlingly destroys old narratives
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