What does theatre mean to you? How do actors marry up the dual emotional demands of their chosen profession? How many ‘characters’ or versions of ourselves to the rest of us play in our own lives?
At a time when our headlines are full of news about Brunei’s gay death penalty laws and religious parents protesting LGBTQ inclusion in classrooms, let alone growing Brexit and Trump-era intolerance to asylum seekers and immigrants, Cry Havoc is scarily relevant and all-too-real.
The multi-Moliere Award-winning writer Alexis Michalik has been hailed as the golden boy of French theatre. He’s now making major inroads into the UK, his mother’s homeland, with back-to-back premieres of Edmond and Intra Muros.
Why is London’s Park Theatre so excited about premiering the English-language translation of French playwright Alexis Michalik’s Intra Muros? Watch our video interviews with artistic director Jez Bond – who yesterday announced his new season, including no fewer than seven more premieres – as well as director Ché Walker and Michalik himself. Time to get booking!
“I can’t recommend this show enough!” Joining Edmond in the UK, award-winning French playwright AlexisMichalik’s Intra Muros has just premiered at London’s Park Theatre, where it runs until 4 May 2019. What have Mark Shenton and other reviewers been saying?
Written by Tom Coash and directed by Pamela Schermann, Cry Havoc looks at a relationship between a British man and someone from Egypt.
Hot on the heels of the star-studded UK premiere of Edmond, Intra Muros, the latest from multi Moliere Award-winning French playwright Alexis Michalik, is received its UK premiere at London’s Park Theatre with a cast including Olivier Award nominee Summer Strallen. Scroll through our photo galleries – and then get booking!
“What’s your relationship with this man?” It’s a question that Nicholas has heard a lot recently, to which he still hasn’t found a satisfying answer.
Inspired by playwright Tom Coash’s time living and teaching in Egypt, Cry Havoc explores the idea of the Western “saviour” through the ill-fated love story of Mohammed (James El-Sharawy) and Nicholas (Marc Antolin).
The Park Theatre has revealed initial star casting for world premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], presented in association with Avalon, which runs in London in July before transferring to the Edinburgh Fringe.