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NEWS: NT announces Queer Theatre, more Follies casting, further season details

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The National Theatre has announced programme details for its new season running from April to November 2017. In addition to the two inbound political plays heading for the West End – the European premiere of Broadway hit Oslo and the staged reading All the President’s Men? – Scenes from the U.S. Senate’s Confirmation Hearings, reported here – highlights include: Jane Eyre returns, following an acclaimed …

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PHOTOS: Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Denise Gough & Angels in America cast in rehearsal

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Rehearsal photos are released today of the National Theatre’s forthcoming 25th anniversary revival of Tony Kushner‘s two-part epic Angels in America, which opens at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre on 4 May 2017, following previews from 11 April America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, …

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Photos & quotes: First look at Andrew Garfield & his Angels in America co-stars

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The National Theatre has today released first-look images and quotes for the stars of its upcoming revival of Tony Kushner’s epic ‘gay fantasia on national themes’ Angels in America, which opens in the NT Lyttelton Theatre on 4 May 2017, following previews from 11 April. Public booking opens 20 January. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS …

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NEWS: Rufus Norris announces 2017 National Theatre season

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artistic director Rufus Norris announced the flagship institution’s 2017 season which will include four world premieres – including a current work-in-progress on the state of Brexit Britain – two European premieres and new work by Inua Ellams, Yaёl Farber, DC Moore, Lindsey Ferrentino and Nina Raine.






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My theatre diary: To Kill a Mockingbird, Henry V, As Is, Orson’s Shadow & The Invisible

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Since I got back from my month of remote working in Mallorca, I’ve been lucky enough to pack in lots of trips to the theatre, including this quintuplet of limited season plays that are all worth a look. As usual, I’ve listed productions in closing date order, and the first on the list finishes this Saturday, so don’t delay if you want to see it…