“If you not give elephant proper burial he’ll haunt you forever.”
From two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (The Secret Life of Bees, Sweat), Mlima’s Tale makes its UK premiere at Kiln Theatre. They call him Mlima, the mountain. Killed for his magnificent tusks, killed for greed, killed for ivory, his spirit journeys through the ivory trade market, marking those complicit in his barbaric death.
Directed by Miranda Cromwell (Death of a Salesman), this powerful and unforgettable story of the ivory trade and its corruption leaves its mark long after the lights go down.
This production includes strong language, depictions of murder and the following themes: corruption, greed, ivory trade, poaching, capitalist exploitation.
Captioned: Mon 2 October, 7.30pm
Touch Tour: Thu 12 October, 6.00pm
Audio Described: Thu 12 October 7.30pm
Relaxed: Wed 18 October, 2.30pm
Now taking bookings for performances up until Sat 21st October 2023.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: 16, 32, 189, 332, 632
Night buses: N16
Nearest rail: Brondesbury
Tube lines: Jubilee Line
Nearest tube: Kilburn
Car park: Kilburn Market Car Park
In congestion zone?: No
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Kiln Theatre, London
Running time: 1h 40m (no interval)
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