Nicholas Hytner is to direct two world premieres for the London Theatre Company at the Bridge Theatre: Alan Bennett’s Allejujah! and the world premiere of Lucinda Coxon’s Alys, Always, based on the novel by Harriet Lane.
In the much-anticipated, upcoming English-language premiere of Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy, Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale will play the roles of the Lehman brothers, directed by Sam Mendes.
One good reason to visit the theatre is to see stars in the flesh. And some of the biggest celebs are familiar to us from television. So what should a savvy producer do? Well, put on a popular play and stuff it with television actors.
Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr have announced the opening programme for their The Bridge Theatre venture – the 900-seat commercial venue near to Tower Bridge which marks their re-entry into the London theatre landscape.