Presented by The National Theatre of Scotland, and based on the Swedish book, this is the story of friendship and vampires. More…
'Let the Right One In' is a brutal and tender vampire myth told through the turbulence of a coming-of-age romance. Oskar, a lonely boy from a broken home, is bullied at school and longing for friendship. Eli, the young girl who moves in next door, doesn’t attend school and rarely leaves home. When a series of mysterious killings plagues the neighborhood, these two young misfits, sensing in each other a kindred spirit, forge a deep connection.
See it if you love horror on stage as much as I do or are a fan of the book of the same title or of the film adaptation. Bloody, dark, and intense.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of vampires, creepy stories, or blood.
See it if if you like to see something dark, edgy with effective staging and intense emotion. Very talented young actors and well directed.
Don't see it if you feel uncomfortable with violence. This production does not shy away from the gruesomeness of the story and uses a lot of blood effect.
See it if you're a horror fan. This was a rather faithful adaptation of the film with some clever theatrical thrills. Scary & totally engaging.
Don't see it if you can't handle a little gore, or if you really dislike horror movies/stories. Don't see this if you want something light & funny!
See it if you liked "Once" or the recent "Glass Menagerie" - very much has John Tiffany's fingerprints all over it. If you like vampire stories.
Don't see it if You need a super fast-moving plot or are bored easily, you don't like the British mechanism of inserting choreography into plays.
See it if The National Theatre of Scotland's production is an absolute masterpiece and still the best production of a play I have seen.
Don't see it if You're easily grossed out, or dislike old folk tales of vampires.