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Presented by the National Theatre of Scotland by arrangement with Marla Rubin Productions Ltd and Bill Kenwright
A stage adaptation by Jack Thorne
Based on the Swedish novel and screenplay of the film by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Directed by John Tiffany
Supported by the Scottish Government International Touring Fund
Contains adult content, explicit language, and violence. Recommended for Fearless 15 Year Olds, mature teens and up.
The Run Time is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes with one intermission.
"Extraordinarily imaginative . . . the play contains one of the single scariest moments ever seen onstage. Yet at its heart, Let The Right One In is a stirring love story." — TheaterMani
"A romance and a fairytale and a thriller and a chiller and a pretty thoughtful meditation on difference." — The Guardian
From the director and playwright of 2016’s spectacular smash Harry Potter and the Cursed Child comes this spellbinding piece of theatrical storytelling. Supernatural thriller Let The Right One In is a brutal and tender vampire myth told through the turbulence of a coming-of-age romance. Oskar, a lonely boy from a broken home, is bullied at school and longing for friendship. Eli, the young girl who moves in next door, doesn’t attend school and rarely leaves home. When a series of mysterious killings plagues the neighborhood, these two young misfits, sensing in each other a kindred spirit, forge a deep connection. But the shocking truth about one of them tests their young friendship—and love—beyond all imaginable limits. Tony and Olivier Award-winning director John Tiffany (Black Watch, Once) directs this major new production which was adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne following the international success of the original Swedish novel and subsequent film.
"Killingly staged by John Tiffany and Steven Hoggett . . . the most compassionate of vampire stories . . ." — The New York Times
"Let The Right One In is about kids in great danger . . . thrilling and terrifying—just like childhood." — Time Out New York
Photo: Lucy Mangan in Let The Right One In. Photo by Lawrence Peart.
Set and Costume Design
Special Effects Design
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Associate Director (Rehearsals)
Associate Director (Tour)
Associate Set Designer
Associate Costume Designer
Alley Theatre Assistant Stage Manager