Brighton Festival 2020Public booking opens: Wed 19 Feb, 9am

The Gabriels Trilogy

‘[History] is being recorded in these deeply moving portraits of the dissolving American dream’
The Guardian ★★★★★ 

Tony award-winning writer-director Richard Nelson returns to Brighton Festival with The Gabriels, a landmark series that lets you eavesdrop on the lives of one American family during the turbulent election year of 2016. Enjoy each play individually or watch all three across the week.

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The Gabriels Trilogy

The Public Theater

The Gabriels: What Did You Expect?

by Richard Nelson | UK Premiere

'Nelson's triptych... feels like a theatrical miracle. With the simplest of ingredients, it conjures an entire world in front of your eyes and fills it with teeming life' What's On Stage ★★★★★

In the second play of The Gabriels, the country is now in the midst of a Presidential election campaign. 

In the course of one evening in the house the Gabriels grew up in, history (both theirs and America's), money, politics, family, art and culture are chopped up and mixed together, while a meal is made around the kitchen table.

Book for this play individually above, or buy a bundle for all three in the trilogy.

Limited £10 Festival Standby tickets are available for certain groups (including under 26s and over 60s) on the day of each performance from the Brighton Festival Ticket Office (10am - 12pm), and then from 45 minutes before the show at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.

Wed 24 May, 8pm
Sat 27 May, 4.15pm
£22, Under 26s £17.50, Festival Standby £10

The Gabriels Trilogy:
£60, Under 26s £48

There is a £2 per order charge. Additional postage fees (£1.50 or 50p standard) apply