You have to wonder why there isn't a word in the English language for the fireworks that go off in your brain when you finally kiss someone you've wanted for years. Or for the intimacy and tenderness you feel as you hold the hand of a suffering friend.
A generation after the worst of the AIDS crisis, what is it like to be a young gay man in New York? How many words are there now for the different kinds of pain, the different kinds of love?
You can book to see parts 1 and 2 separately on weekday evenings or see both parts in one day on Wednesdays or Saturdays.
Each part forms a separate 3 hour performance. Each part is coherent on its own but the 2 parts together tell a single story. There will be a number of opportunities to see both parts on a single day. Ms Redgrave appears only in the second part.
...gripping, glib and often brilliant...
This is quite something.
The Inheritance sweeps you up completely.
Extraordinarily accomplished acting.
Perhaps the most important American play of the century so far.
...ambitious, moving and compelling.