"I’m telling you. I don’t understand what’s happening to me."
Written by the internationally acclaimed Florian Zeller, lauded by The Guardian as ‘the most exciting playwright of our time’, The Son is directed by the award-winning Michael Longhurst and forms the final part of the critically acclaimed trilogy with The Father and The Mother.
A beautifully sensitive drama- Evening Standard
Please note: The Son deals with issues surrounding mental health in teenagers and contains scenes that some audience members may find upsetting or disturbing.
If you’re looking for a reminder of why theatre matters, this is it.- The Daily Telegraph
This final part of Florian Zeller’s trilogy is the most powerful of all.- The Times
A compulsive, involving, emotionally stirring evening – theatre’s answer to a page-turner.- The Observer
Exceptional… Fizzes with raw emotion… It totally blew me away.- Daily Mail
A devastating visceral impact- The Daily Telegraph
One of the finest plays of the past decade- Sunday Express
The Duke of York’s Theatre opened in 1892, then named the Trafalgar Square Theatre, and was renamed to its current name in 1895 to honour the future King George V. The theatre has housed acclaimed productions since, such as King Lear, and playing host to many famous names, including Sir Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Michael Gambon and Jeremy Irons.