'White Noise' by Suzan-Lori Parks

Bridge Theatre, London

Thursday, 14 Oct 2021 7:30pm to 10:30pm

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Thirty-somethings Leo, Misha, Ralph and Dawn have been inseparable since college.

Making their way together in the big city, they are liberal, open-minded and socially aware. Misha is producing the hit online show ‘Ask A Black’; Ralph is waiting for tenure at his university, and as a lawyer, Dawn spends her days fighting for social justice. Leo would be a talented visual artist – if only he could sleep. As best friends and lovers, confident in their woke-ness, their connection with each other is stronger than anything else – until, that is, Leo is assaulted by the police in a racially motivated incident. Shaken to the core, he brings to the group an extreme proposition.

Written by Suzan-Lori Parks, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of 'Topdog/Underdog' and 'Father Comes Home from the Wars', 'White Noise' takes an unflinching look at race in the 21st century from both a black and white perspective. After an acclaimed world premiere at the Public Theater in New York, it has its European premiere at The Bridge, directed by Polly Findlay.

> Please note you will receive e-tickets from the venue confirming seat details once you have booked your ticket. Your e-ticket will need to be presented upon arrival.
> Approx running time is 170 minutes including an interval.
> Please contact the box office if you have not received your e-ticket by the time of the event (boxoffice@bridgetheatre.co.uk).
> We recommend wearing a mask inside the venue at all times to protect our staff and audience members.

Content warnings: depictions of slavery and racial violence, discussions of racism and racist injustice, multiple gunshots, strobe lighting and haze throughout. If there are certain themes you find particularly upsetting and would like further information on content before booking, please email boxoffice@bridgetheatre.co.uk.



Bridge Theatre , 3 Potters Fields Park , London