- Wed 08 May – Sat 11 May 2024
- His Majesty's Theatre
His Majesty's Theatre
“…two Chrisses there were that fought for her heart and tormented her.”
Scotland’s most loved literary heroine Chris Guthrie is brought to the stage in this thrilling contemporary adaptation.
From harrowing family roots and crushing poverty, to stirring love and the awakening of self, Chris’s coming-of-age journey to womanhood is one of enduring strength, persistent survival and joyful renewal. Exploring human resilience and the loss of a way of life, through a scorching female protagonist, Sunset Song has a profoundly lyrical intensity that echoes throughout the years and still resonates today.
This radically reimagined production brings together an award-winning Scottish creative team including writer Morna Young (Lost at Sea, The Stamping Ground), director Finn den Hertog (The Enemy, Square Go) and composer Finn Anderson (Islander, A Mother’s Song) to tell this sweeping story of heart-breaking love, and a land and people in turmoil. With rich Scots language text, dynamic and physically charged staging, and raw and vivid live music, Sunset Song is a celebration of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s symphonic, astounding and ever-relevant novel.
Written by Morna Young, after Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Co-conceived by Finn den Hertog and Morna Young
Directed by Finn den Hertog
Music by Finn Anderson
Group discounts available:
Groups 8 plus: £5 off
Groups 20 plus: £6 off
Groups 30 plus: £7 off
Schools offer – Wed 7.30pm & Thu 2.00pm – £17.50 plus 1 free teacher for every ten pupils purchased
Group discounts will be automatically applied when the qualifying number of tickets have been added to your basket.
To book more than 10 tickets, please contact contact the box office.
£7 off opening night; £3 off all other performances
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His Majesty’s Theatre’s bar and café, The Terrace is open and we are ready to welcome you in!
Bookings are open for everyone, whether you are attending a show at the theatre or not. You can complement and enhance your theatre experience with light lunches before a matinee or meals with an evening show. Or pop in for a coffee, or a drink and enjoy the view.