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Dylan Thomas: Return Journey

Richard Jordan Productions (UK)

Dec 9 – 21, 2014 

Historic Theatre

Eligible for 14/15 Cultch subscription packages.

Dec 9-14, 16-21: 8PM
Dec 13, 14, 20 + 21: 2PM
Lively post-show talkbacks: Dec 10 + 16

Running time: Act 1 45 min. Act 2 45 min. 20 min. intermission

Dylan ThomasOver 80,000 people around the world have enjoyed this critically acclaimed production. Critics worldwide have heralded the production as a “lyrical tour-de-force,” commending Bob Kingdom’s electrifying performance as Dylan Thomas en route to the White Horse Tavern in Anthony Hopkins’ celebrated directorial debut. Don’t miss your chance to see the farewell tour of this legendary hit production, specially reconceived as one of the flagship performances for the centenary celebrations of Dylan Thomas.

Thomas’ intense love affair with language transmitted with hypnotic beauty” – The New York Times

A thrilling lyrical journey” – The Guardian

Bob Kingdom creates an actor/author partnership to match the very greatest” – London Evening Standard

Bob Kingdom’s passionate, unpretentious, impersonification, seamlessly directed by Anthony Hopkins” – The Observer

I could have listened to his spell-binding, word wizardry for hours” – The Times

You leave the theatre rejoicing in the talent of the poet and the actor” – Sydney Morning Herald

Here before us is the lyrical magician… word pictures of startling clarity” – Boston Globe

Kingdom stands shoulder to shoulder with Alec Guinness and Emlyn Williams” – New Yorker

Not simply playing Thomas, or imitating Thomas, but being Thomas” – New York Post

Bob Kingdom is magnificent” – Variety

With dry humour through to his melancholy at the end, the notoriously lyrical, musicality in Thomas’ poems are presented in a simple, yet fascinating manner” – The Public Reviews

A pleasure for any fan of the poet” – The Stage

Bob Kingdom flawlessly portrays the conflict between Thomas’s outrageous talent, creativity and wit and his ultimately disastrous self-destructive urges” – Theatre Bath

A journey worth making…Bob Kingdom gives a haunting portrayal of Welsh poet”” – The Vancouver Sun

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