The Kindness Of Strangers
  • Vault Festival

Candie Woodley is the artistic director of one of Londons most influential theatres. In the run-up to their anticipated reimagining of A Streetcar Named Desire, an internal scandal forces Candie and her number two, Lea Celeste, to concoct a solution. As they scramble for an answer, they attempt to convince star director Pierce Mitchell to replace his ambitious vision with something better suited to the situation - or so they think.

Written by George Devine Award-nominated playwright and directorial talent (London Pub Theatre Magazine) Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller, The Kindness of Strangers is a satirical take on the corporate underbelly of the theatre world and how the perennial struggle between money and artistic integrity shapes our cultural world. The Kindness of Strangers follows Black Bat Productions recent successes, including Nines, Chagos 1971, and Press, which has enjoyed a number of critically acclaimed runs across the UK since its premiere in 2021.

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