Forty-five years after William Peter Blatty
’s best-selling novel terrified an entire generation, The Exorcist
will be unleashed onto the West End
stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by Sean Mathias
and adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier
will play a strictly limited run at the Phoenix Theatre from 20 October 2017 to 10 March 2018. Tickets will go on general sale at 4pm on Friday 11 August.
Widely considered the scariest movie of all time, the film adaptation of The Exorcist
sparked unprecedented worldwide controversy when it was released in cinemas in 1973. Winner of two Academy Awards, William Friedkin
’s masterpiece saw audiences petrified to the point of passing out and went on to become one of the top ten highest grossing films of all time.
“Oh please, Mother, make it stop! It’s hurting.”
When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young