The new play by Inua Ellams, writer of the majestic Barber Shop Chronicles, is about a young man who is half Nigerian, half Greek god. It stars Rakie Ayola (a former Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and opens at London’s Kiln Theatre on April 30, following a run at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
The late Andrea Levy’s novel about Jamaican immigrants during the Second World War, adapted by Helen Edmundson and directed by Rufus Norris, opens in the Olivier on May 1.
Zoe Cooper’s follow-up to the endearing Jess and Joe Forever explores the experiences of a lesbian couple expecting a baby. Starring Tilda Wickham and Zoe West and directed by Guy Jones, it opens on May 1.
Eve Nicol directs Lorraine McIntosh and Cal MacAninch in a revival of Abi Morgan’s 2014 play about a woman who agrees to provide ‘mistress services’ to a man over a period of 30 years. Originally staged at London’s Royal Court, it opens at the Tron Theatre on May 2.
Tom Burke, Hayley Atwell and Giles Terera head the cast in Duncan Macmillan’s new adaptation of the play by Ibsen. Ian Rickson directs the production, which opens in the West End on May 2.