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Arcola Theatre, London4.67 reviews
Zinnie Harris' Meet Me At Dawn transfers to London's Arcola Theatre following its hit run in Edinburgh.

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Esteemed writer Zinnie Harris takes inspiration from Orpheus and Eurydice in this compelling story of dedication and death. Following a widely-acclaimed world premiere in 2017 at the Edinburgh International Festival, Meet Me At Dawn has transferred from the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh to the Arcola Theatre in London for a strictly limited season this autumn. The new London production is directed by Murat Daltaban, who is best known for staging the highly-praised production of Zinnie Harris' Rhinoceros at the Edinburgh Lyceum in 2017. The Off-West End Arcola Theatre run of Meet Me At Dawn marks the play's London premiere, and with the Arcola Theatre's reputation for offering affordable theatre tickets, you can be sure that cheap tickets for Meet Me At Dawn will sell out fast! Be sure to book your tickets early before they all get snatched up! 

What is Meet Me At Dawn about?

"I was at the brink of death, but then my survival instincts kicked in and I swam and swam like my life depended on it."

Meet Me At Dawn is an unflinching tale that is as painstakingly honest as it is tenderly poetic. When an innocent boating trip turns deadly, Robyn and her girlfriend Helen wash up on a far-away shore in the middle of the ocean. As night falls, it becomes obvious that the island they're now stranded on is not at all what it seems at first glance. And with no way home, the two soon discover that neither are they who they appear to be.

This modern-day fable explores the mystery of love, loss, and grief and the urge to dive into a fantasy world that will never come true. Inspired by the myth of Orpheus, who was determined to reclaim his wife Eurydice from the depths of the underworld, Meet Me At Dawn is an unforgettable story that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

Other plays written by Zinnie Harris

British playwright Zinnie Harris is also known for her plays This Restless House, which played at the Citizens Theatre, the National Theatre of Scotland, and the Edinburgh International Festival; How To Hold Your Breath at the Royal Court Theatre, and Further than the Furthest Thing at the National Theatre and Tron Theatre. Her play Meet Me At Dawn, was originally directed by Traverse Theatre Artistic Director Orla O'Loughlin and it premiered at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival side-by-side with her other two plays, Rhinoceros and Oresteia: This Restless House.

In 2018, Harris was elected a Fellow for the Royal Society of Edinburgh and she has earned a number of awards and nominations in the past two decades. Her play, This Restless House, won the 2016 Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for Best New Play and she took home another Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland in 2017 for Best Director for A Number. In 2000, she was nominated for an Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright and she has five Fringe First Awards under her belt for the years 2000, 2001, 2009, 2011, and 2014.

Meet Me At Dawn tickets London on available now at affordable prices!

You don't want to miss this gripping play about everyday love, including its triumph and delusion. Meet Me At Dawn is just the ticket for an entertaining night out in Hackney, London this autumn. The London Arcola Theatre premiere is bound to sell out fast, so be sure to book now to secure the best seats whilst stocks last and enjoy this fantastic tale by multi-award-winning playwright and director, Zinnie Harris.

Additional Information

Age restriction

To Be Confirmed.

Running time

To be Confirmed.

Performance dates

9 October - 9 November 2019


There will be a relaxed performance of this production Saturday 16 October at 2.30pm.

Venue Information

Arcola Theatre24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL

Customer Reviews

7 reviews4.6

Lynne Edmond13th November

Absolutely amazing performance.

customer11th November

Phenomenal acting, writing, directing, production and lighting. Loved it and saw glad got to see it on its closing night at Arcola ????????????

Guilherme Rodrigues5th November

It was really realistic and both actresses were REALLY good. I’ve been studying this play and I was expecting more games between them, more sarcasm... I felt that everything was so real and kinda monotone that at some point I knew what was going to happen. Still amazing 2 girls on stage.

Ms D Jordan3rd November

Wow wow wow amazing, potent, touching brilliant acting. So many words and so many emotions felt. Should come with warning bring tissues. Can’t stop thinking about the evening. Best play I’ve seen in a long time. A must see

Camille24th October

Absolutely stunning production. Mystifying text, strong two leads, smart direction and design. A beautiful experience. Thank you.

amr16th October

Arcola is a very good venue. brilliant actors.

Ian Currie12th October

This was a very polished production of an astute modern re-telling of an important ancient myth. It was an amazing and entertaining way for the audience to come to terms with grief for a loved one. See it. Ian