Hit Scottish Vampire Horror Bites Big Apple

Event News, Theatre

The roaringly successful ‘Let The Right One In’ by the National Theatre of Scotland has been confirmed to be heading Stateside with the stage adaptation of the cult Swedish novel and film.

“Just when you thought you’d had your fill of young vampires in love, along comes a ravishing little romance of the undead that’s guaranteed to warm — and break — your heart, even as it chills your blood.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director John Tiffany, of Black Watch and Once fame, directs this impressive new production by Jack Thorne. Gaining rave reviews during two acclaimed runs at the Royal Court Theatre and the Apollo, in the West End this year, it also won the best theatre prize at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards.

'Let The Right One In' is a stage adaptation by Jack Thorne, based on the novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist. Directed by John Tiffany

‘Let The Right One In’ is a stage adaptation by Jack Thorne, based on the novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist. Directed by John Tiffany

The story begins with Oskar, a lonely boy from a broken home who longs for friendship who, after a series of brutal killings in the neighbourhood, forms a deep connection with Eli, a troubled girl from next door. The story unfolds in a chillingly gripping tale of love and legend.

Let The Right One In, will be staged at St Ann’s Warehouse, in Brooklyn, from January 20 -February 20, 2015 by National Theatre of Scotland who also brought the likes of Black Watch, The Bacchae and Beautiful Burnout.

Links:
The National Theatre of Scotland

 


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