A disastrous family reunion is the occasion for a sharp and perceptive look at what has happened to 60s idealists and their children.
Kristin Miller is an eminent and successful art historian. As a young mother she followed her politics and vocation, storming Parisian barricades and moving to Florence. Her birthday should be a time for celebration but, when her two sons deliver their versions of the past, everyone must confront the cost of Kristin’s commitment to her passions.
Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play Apologia premiered at The Bush Theatre, London, in 2009. It was revived at the Trafalgar Studios, London, in 2017, directed by Jamie Lloyd.
‘A fascinating play that tackles, head on, the subject of women, ageing and motherhood… eviscerating and funny’
— The Times
‘Raw and very funny… confirms Campbell’s standing as a fresh and sensitive voice’
— Evening Standard
‘Sharp, funny, wise and humane, Alexi Kaye Campbell is a writer to cherish’