Classic Spring has announced that Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson will play Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest at London’s Vaudeville Theatre (20 July to 20 October, press night is 2 August).
Whether you like or not, time and technological developments are marching on. Nessah Muthy’s new play proposes that soon the technology behind life-like robot Sophia will combine with hyper-realistic sex dolls already incorporating AI.
As You Like It is exactly the kind of show that was needed to help kickstart the new season at the recently rebranded Globe; bright & joyful and a real celebration of Shakespeare’s work (without being overly reverential).
Lenny Henry is to take on the role of smooth-talking hustler Elmore in August Wilson’s King Hedley II (17 May to 16 June 2019) as part of Nadia Fall’s inaugural season as artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East. This marks the first time Wilson’s work will be staged at the venue.
Fundamentally In The Shadow Of The Mountain is about a couple, conceived in two people’s mental health struggles with BPD and depression, but it is also about what it means to be human and all its fragilities.
Gift of the Gab, set in 1979 Brighton, takes place in Rizzini’s, an Italian greasy spoon run by fiery Ric and his bellissimo daughter, Concetta. It’s here we meet Gabe, Arthur and Stan, three kings of the grift.
It’s nearly time! Artistic director Iwan Lewis’ major new production of Simon Stephens’ play One Minute officially opens at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester, tomorrow (23 May 2018). Take a peek at our first-look production shots – and then get booking!