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Back Love and Other Acts of Violence

7 October 2021 – 27 November 2021

Donmar Warehouse

“There is a war coming…. A war that will last for a hundred years….
I think it is already here. I think we’ve been fighting it a long time”

A young Jewish physicist and an activist poet meet at a party and fall in love. As society splinters around them, the couple’s struggle to survive erupts into violence.

Cordelia Lynn’s new play is a subversive and intimate love story about inheritance and the cycles of politics and history. Elayce Ismail directs a cast including Abigail Weinstock and Richard Katz.