The new Royal Court season, announced today includes a total of tene world premieres – among them works by Mark Ravenhill, Debbie Tucker Green and Anthony Neilson, plus actress Ellie Kendrick’s writing debut.
Five finalists have been shortlisted for the first WiT Award, a prize created to discover and nurture new writers working in the theatre industry. The winner will be announced at a reception on 25 May. The winning writer will receive an £8,000 commission; and additionally a development relationship with Out of Joint theatre company, to include an opportunity to workshop a play with actors and a director.
Last year’s Evening Standard and Critics Circle Award-winning best newcomer David Moorst (pictured in Violence and Son, for which he won) returns to the stage to play Gary in Lyric Hammersmith’s 20th anniversary revival of Mark Ravenhill‘s Shopping and F**king. Artistic director Sean Holmes‘ production runs at the Lyric from 7 October to 5 November 2016, with a press night on 12 …
Twenty years since its explosive premiere, Olivier Award-winning director Sean Holmes brings Mark Ravenhill’s provocative first play Shopping and Fucking back to the stage. It runs at London’s Lyric Hammersmith (where Holmes is artistic director) for a limited season from 7 October to 5 November 2016, with a press night on 12 October.
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