13 Feb - 21 Mar 2020

Kiln Theatre presents


by Antoinette Nwandu

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A lamppost. Night. Two friends are passing time. Stuck. Waiting for change.

Inspired by Waiting for Godot and the ExodusAntoinette Nwandu fuses poetry, humour and humanity in a rare and politically charged new play which exposes the experiences of young men in a world that refuses to see them.

Important Information

Age Guidance 14+

Content Advice click here

Post Show Discussions 27 Feb 20

Post-show Supper 3 Mar 20

Captioned 12 Mar 20

Audio Described 17 Mar 20 (pre-show touch tour from 6pm)

Gala performance 19 Mar 20

Booking Information click here

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13 Feb - 21 Mar 2020

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Paapa Essiedu


Theatre credits include: The Convert (Young Vic), Pinter One (West End); Hamlet, King Lear (RSC), Kennedy Centre and Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York; Ian Charleson and UK Theatre Award winner for Best Actor); Racing Demon (Theatre Royal Bath); The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Mouse and his Child (RSC); You For Me For You (Royal Court); Romeo and Juliet (Tobacco Factory); King Lear (National Theatre); Black Jesus (Finborough); Outside on the Street (Pleasance); Dutchman (Orange Tree).

Television credits include: Gangs of London (Sky), Press, The Miniaturist, Black Earth Rising, Revolting, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (BBC), Kiri, Not Safe for Work, Utopia (Channel 4).

Film credits include: Murder on the Orient Express and Women at the Well. (Screen International Star of Tomorrow 2017)

Radio Credits include: Pericles, Wide Open Spaces, As Innocent as You Can Get and Something Understood (BBC Radio 4).

Creative Team

Antoinette Nwandu


Indhu Rubasingham


Post-Show Supper

Tue 3 Mar

We are offering a unique opportunity for a small number of guests to have dinner with members of the cast and creative team after the performance. Join us for a two-course meal in an intimate setting at Kiln Theatre and learn more about the making of the show. During the evening, you will also hear about Kiln Theatre’s work as a registered charity and how you can support us.

To book your place for the show and dinner, or if you would like more information, please contact Catherine in our Fundraising Team at or on 020 7625 0132. We have a limited number of spaces that are available on a first come, first served basis.

Gala Performance

Thu 19 Mar

Help support Kiln Theatre’s work as a registered charity by buying a ticket to our Gala Performance.

Every ticket includes a glass of wine and a programme. Keep an eye out for some VIP guests in the audience too!

All proceeds from the evening are in aid of Kiln Theatre. Your support helps us to create innovative productions, to make theatre available to our local community and to connect everyone, whatever their background, through the power of performance. Read more here.