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The Elephant Man

Opened: May 19, 2015
Closing: August 08, 2015

The Elephant Man - 2015 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man tells the story of a 19th-century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When the renowned Dr Treves takes Merrick under his care, he is astonished by the man's brilliant intelligence, unshakable faith and, most of all, his resounding desire for love and understanding. He introduces Merrick to the beautiful actress Mrs. Kendal, who is deeply touched by this pure and genuine soul. As a complex friendship blossoms among the three, Treves and Kendal struggle to protect Merrick from a world of questionable intentions.

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The Elephant Man has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2014 and West End which opened in 2015.
Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Scott Ellis.



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