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5 & 6 NOV


The Intricate Art Of Actually Caring



Eli Kent


Phoebe Rowell John

production team

Jack, Eli, and Johnny are best friends. Then Johnny dies on his 21st birthday.

Unemployed and underwhelmed, Jack and Eli embark on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, New Zealand, the final resting place of their nation’s greatest poet James K. Baxter. Like the main characters in any good road trip story, they try to find themselves, debating the value of love, family and friendship along the way. However, what they discover about themselves, and one another, is more than they bargained for.

The Intricate Art of Actually Caring takes a hard look at what it means to be young in today’s world, and the struggle to express yourself to those you love, as well as those you don’t.

This production marks the play’s London premiere.

Latecomers may not be admitted. Please arrive in good time for the start time of 19:45.
Under 18s are not permitted into the theatre for this performance.
No re-admittance once the performance has commenced. Refunds and exchanges are not available.


Sofia Newton Urlich

Sofia is an actress and recent Mountview graduate. Her love for theatre began in an after-school club back in Wellington, New Zealand, which eventually flourished into her pursuit of a BA degree here in London. Recent theatre credits include: The Sound of Love (2023), Blue Stockings (2023), BOY (2023), Summer & Smoke (2022).


Tobin Smith

Tobin is an actor born and raised in New Zealand, and put on two shows in Christchurch before moving to London to study at Mountview. He is passionate about bringing this small but influential country and its art to the UK. Previous credits include: The Woman-Hater (2022), Enron (2022), Gently Rise (2022), King Lear (2021).


Eli Kent


Phoebe Rowell John

deputy stage manager

test manageer

intimacy coordinator

Test Coordinator

Voice Coach

test coach

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