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Ends 12th September 2021.
NOT SUITABLE FOR THOSE AGED UNDER 10.
Love, free choice and friendship are explored in Nick Payne's play.
The Donmar Warehouse present couples performing in repertoire.
The pairs are:
Omari Douglas and Russell Tovey
To 11th September 2021.
Audio described performance: 5th September 2021 at 2pm
Captioned performance: 7th September 2021 at 7.30pm
Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O'Dowd
6th August to 12th September 2021.
Audio described performance: 29th August 2021 at 2pm
Captioned performance: 1st September 2021 at 7.30pm
For a list of exact dates for each pairing, click here.
Not available. Professional reviewers of the first pairing agree that the play itself holds up and the performances are as strong as ever. 4 stars all round seems to be the general opinion.
Based on paying FULL PRICE (no discount!) for tickets, site writers and contributing guests have ALSO created the colour-coded plans for "value for money," considering factors like views, comfort and value-for-money compared with other same-priced seats available.
Some notes for this extra event appear below. For a full discussion, opinions, reviews, notes, tips, hints and advice on all the seats in this theatre, visit the theatre page (link at the top of this page) and click on "BEST SEAT ADVICE" (on the left of your screen).
On the plans below:
Seats in GREEN many feel may offer either noticeable value, or something to compensate for a problem; for example, being a well-priced restricted view ticket. Any seats coloured LIGHT GREEN are sold at "premium" prices because the show producer thinks they are the best. The monkey says "you are only getting what you pay for" but uses this colour to highlight the ones it feels best at the price, and help everybody else find equally good seats nearby at lower prices.
Seats in WHITE, many feel, provided about what they pay for. Generally unremarkable.
Seats in RED are coloured to draw attention. Not necessarily to be avoided - maybe nothing specific is wrong with them, other than opinions that there are better seats at the same price. Other times there may be something to consider before buying – perhaps overpricing, obstructed views, less comfort etc.
Please remember that cheaper seats often do not offer the same view / location quality as top price ones, and that ticket prices are designed to reflect this difference.
To enable "social distancing," available locations may vary.
Few changes from the usual plan. The front three rows of stalls are lowest price and outstanding value - even the ends are fair. The stage is fairly high but there is a gap in front of row AY. A lot of premium seats in the stalls back to J, and second price starts late at row Q - take it over P for the same view, cheaper.
Dress circle end seats A 1 and 19 provide legroom at second price. Worth a thought. Restricted view seat G1 is fair at third price too.
Upper circle take G over F - same view, cheaper. The ends of row B are also worth a look. Do take anything in the upper circle only once the cheap stalls front rows have gone, though.
The monkey advises checking performance times on your tickets and that performances are happening as scheduled, before travelling.
Tuesday at 7.30pm
Wednesday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Thursday at 7.30pm
Friday at 6pm and 8.45pm
Saturday at 2pm, 5.30pm and 8.30pm
Sunday at 2pm and 5.30pm
NO MONDAY PERFORMANCES.
Runs 1 hour 15 minutes approximately, with no interval.
Theatres use "dynamic pricing." Seat prices change according to demand for a particular performance. Prices below were compiled as booking originally opened. Current prices are advised at time of enquiry.
To enable "social distancing," locations may vary.
RUSH TICKETS: App Todaytix are offering £25 "Rush tickets," located at venue discretion, for all performances. Released for the performance on that day, first-come, first-served. Download the App from Todaytix, unlock the "Rush Ticketing" feature by sharing on Facebook or Twitter, and that will allow you to buy tickets.
When the box office does not have seats available, or you require an alternative choice of seats, the Theatremonkey Ticketshop, telephone 020 7420 9778 (0044 207 420 9778 if calling from outside the United Kingdom), agency service can offer seats with a variable "per ticket" service charge - £14.30 on £65, £12.10 on £55, £8.80 on £40, £5.50 on £25, £4.40 on £20 seats Monday to Thursday, £15.79 on £69, £13.09 on £59.50, £9.90 on £45, £5.50 on £25, £4.40 on £20 seats Friday and Saturday. More than the box office, but well worth trying as it often has tickets when other companies do not! Note that this system will confirm exact seat numbers prior to purchase. A £1.95 per booking, not per ticket, handling fee may apply on some transactions by telephone. NO handling fee applies for online purchases.
Another alternative is www.seetickets.com which offers seats with a fee of £9.75 on £65, £8.25 on £55, £6 on £40, £3.75 on £25, £3 on £20 seats Monday to Thursday, £10.43 on £69, £8.43 on £59.50, £6.75 on £45, £3.75 on £25, £3 on £20 seats Friday and Saturday; and £2.75 per booking (not per ticket) postal charge.
Alternatively, through Ticketmaster with a sliding scale of per ticket booking fees: £12.75 on £65, £10.75 on £55, £8 on £40, £5 on £25, £4 on £20 seats Monday to Thursday, £13.75 on £69, £11.75 on £59.50, £9 on £45, £5 on £25, £4 on £20 seats Friday and Saturday. This system allows you to choose your own seats from the selection the company has available.
Encore Tickets (telephone 0207 400 1253 / 0044 207 400 1253 if calling from outside the United Kingdom) charge a booking fee of £13 on £65, £11 on £55, £8 on £40, £5 on £25, £4 on £20 seats Monday to Thursday, £20 on £69, £15.50 on £59.50, £9 on £45, £5 on £25, £4 on £20 seats Friday and Saturday.
Discounts and "Meal and Show" packages may also be available. Hotel / theatre ticket packages are also available.
Londontheatredirect.com charge a booking fee of £9.75 on £65, £8.25 on £55, £6 on £40, £3.75 on £25, £3 on £20 seats Monday to Thursday, £10.50 on £69, £9 on £59.50, £6.75 on £45, £3.75 on £25, £3 on £20 seats Friday and Saturday. There is a £1 per booking, not per ticket, transaction fee for collecting tickets from the box office before your performance. Alternatively, if time allows, there is a postage to your home option, costing £2.95 (£4.95 to non-UK addresses) per booking, not per ticket. Optional Ticket Insurance is also available.