Sons Of The Prophet
Sons Of The Prophet

Sons Of The Prophet London Reviews and Tickets

(4 Reviews)
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Absorbing, Confusing, Ambitious, Humorous, Funny

About the Show

Tony Award-winning Stephen Karam's new comedy-drama.

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Member Reviews (4)

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51 Reviews | 1 Follower
Great acting, Great writing, Confusing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like contemporary edgy drama with credible characters facing real dilemmas

Don't see it if You like clear straightforward drama Read more

117 Reviews | 11 Followers
Intelligent, Funny

See it if A good family drama

Don't see it if You want something a little lighter.

110 Reviews | 3 Followers
Wonderful cast, Humorous, Amusing

See it if Deep family love, offbeat bittersweet comedy drama dealing with every element of relationship experience while dealing with serious issues

Don't see it if references to death/illness triggers you

6 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Less fantastical and to my mind better than "The Humans", Karam exaggerates ordinary struggles to illustrate the travails of modern life.

Don't see it if The show is recognizably American and not British, but one of the characters' accents is quite strange to American ears. Read more

Critic Reviews (9)

The London Evening Standard
December 13th, 2022

" 'Sons of the Prophet' is, quite simply, not very good. The characters are self-consciously quirky, the situations forced, the supposed darkness of the wit overdone."
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 13th, 2022

"After 100 minutes or so, the kooky crumbles and you’re left with a bit of a mess."
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The Guardian (UK)
December 13th, 2022

"The script is full of funny lines but something gets lost in the delivery."
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The Times (UK)
December 13th, 2022

"'Caustically funny, richly human, 'Sons of the Prophet' somehow feels familiar and not quite like anything you’ve seen before. More, please, from its author and from this theatre."
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Time Out London
December 13th, 2022

"It’s a tribute to Karam’s skill as a playwright that so much hope and humour shine through this broken but colourful stained-glass-window of a play."
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The Stage (UK)
December 14th, 2022

"Karam’s writing is pensive and sharply observed, his melancholic dialogue ringing with naturalistic rhythms, interruptions and hesitations."
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The Arts Desk
December 14th, 2022

"A ray of optimism in a horrible world."
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All That Dazzles (UK)
December 13th, 2022

"With fantastic writing and a glorious cast, 'Sons Of The Prophet' is an intelligent, thoughtful and hilarious piece of theatre that should be enjoyed for generations to come."
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