by Christopher Shinn
Directed by Ian Rickson
featuring Ben Wishaw
Almeida Theatre, London. August 12, 2017—September 30, 2017. Opens August 18.
Silicon Valley. The future. A rocket launches.
Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way.
Christopher Shinn’s gripping new play, directed by Ian Rickson, features Ben Whishaw as Luke.
Ben Whishaw photographed by Nadav Kander.
August 27, 2017 Against review – Ben Whishaw is outstanding as a tech messiah. ★★★★☆ Christopher Shinn’s elegant play about the nature of violence in the modern world asks intriguing questions but is short on answers —The Guardian >>