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at Donmar Warehouse

(from - Closing on )
946 THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Reimagines Morpurgo’s novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, about the preparation for the D-Day landings.
(from 11 Aug 2016 - Closing on 11 Sep 2016)
AMADEUS
By Peter Shaffer
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Oct 2016 - Booking to )
ANGELS IN AMERICA (Double bill: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika)
By Tony Kushner
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Apr 2017 - Booking to )
ANOTHER WORLD: LOSING OUR CHILDREN TO ISLAMIC STATE
Developed with Nicolas Kent from his original idea
at Temporary Theatre, National Theatre

(from 15 Apr 2016 - Booking to )
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
By William Shakespeare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Early 2018 - Booking to )
AS YOU LIKE IT
by William Shakespeare
at Olivier, National Theatre
With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love.
(from 26 Oct 2015 - Booking to 05 Mar 2016)
BATTLEFIELD
Based on based on The Mahabharata; Text by Peter Brook, Jean-Claude Carriere and Marie-Helene Estienne
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
The Bharata family is torn apart by a great war. In the aftermath of the massacre, the victors and the vanquished struggle to make sense of the horrors they have experienced – and perpetrated.
(from 03 Feb 2016 - Closing on 27 Feb 2015)
BLUE/ORANGE
by Joe Penhall
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
The day before Christopher is due to be discharged from a psychiatric ward his doctor has reservations. Convinced that oranges are blue and his father is a Ugandan dictator, is Christopher ready to leave? When the doctor raises his concerns with a senior colleague, a disturbing clash of ethics, budgets and self-promotion begins to overshadow Christopher’s future.
(from 12 May 2016 - Closing on 18 Jun 2016)
BOY
By Leo Butler
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
A boy
At a bus stop.
Easily missed.

(from 05 Apr 2016 - Closing on 28 May 2016)
BRAINSTORM
By Ned Glasier, Emily Lim and the company
at Temporary Theatre, National Theatre
A fearless company of teenagers investigate the workings of the adolescent brain.
(from 29 Mar 2016 - Booking to 02 Apr 2016)
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
By Truman Capote; Adapted by Richard Greenberg
at Haymarket Theatre Royal
Set in New York in 1943. Fred, a young writer from Louisiana, meets Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl. Everyone falls in love with Holly – including Fred. But Fred is poor, and Holly’s other suitors include a playboy millionaire and the future president of Brazil. As war rages on in Europe, Holly begins to fall in love with Fred – just as her past catches up with her.
(from 30 Jun 2016 - Closing on 17 Sep 2016)
CARETAKER, THE
by Harold Pinter
at Old Vic Theatre
Disturbed handyman Aston has invited an irascible tramp to stay with him at his brother’s jumbled London flat. At first it seems that the manipulative guest will take advantage of his vulnerable host. But when Aston’s brother Mick arrives, an enigmatic power struggle emerges between the three men that is in equal parts menacing, touching and darkly comic.
(from 26 Mar 2016 - Closing on 14 May 2016)
CLEANSED
By Sarah Kane
at Dorfman, National Theatre
Tinker practises the art of atrocity, but even he isn’t immune from the need for love. Existing on the border between beauty and brutality, CLEANSED imagines a world in which language, human relationships and the body itself are pared away to bare bone.
(from 16 Feb 2016 - Booking to 02 Apr 2016)
CONSENT
By Nina Raine
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Apr 2017 - Booking to )
CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, THE
based on the novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens
at Gielgud Theatre
Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion....
(from 24 Jun 2014 - Booking to 29 Oct 2016)
CUTTIN' IT
by Charlene James
at Young Vic Theatre (Maria Studio)
Iqra and Muna live in the UK. They’re 15 years old, go to the same school, and were both born in Somalia. These superficial similarities kickstart a friendship based on a shared understanding. But as their trust grows, fundamental differences emerge and drive an irrevocable wedge between them.
(from 20 May 2016 - Closing on 11 Jun 2016)
CUTTIN’ IT
by Charlene James
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

(from 24 Jun 2016 - Closing on 09 Jul 2016)
CYMBELINE
by William Shakespeare
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Imogen, daughter of King Cymbeline, has displeased her father by marrying Posthumus. In exile, Posthumus proclaims the beauty of his wife to the villainous Iachimo and lays a wager on her fidelity. But Iachimo will stop at nothing to prove that Imogen has been unfaithful – and Posthumus seems implacable in his revenge.
(from 02 Dec 2015 - Closing on 21 Apr 2016)
CYPRUS AVENUE
by David Ireland
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Eric Miller is a Belfast Loyalist. He believes his five-week old granddaughter is Gerry Adams. His family keep telling him to stop living in the past and fighting old battles that nobody cares about anymore but his cultural heritage is under siege. He must act. The story of one man struggling with the past and terrified of the future.
(from 05 Apr 2016 - Closing on 07 May 2016)
DEEP BLUE SEA, THE
By Terence Rattigan
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Jun 2016 - Booking to )
DOCTOR FAUSTUS
By Christopher Marlowe, in a version by Colin Teevan
at Duke of York's Theatre
Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his soul in return for the ability to perform anything he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame?
(from 09 Apr 2016 - Closing on 04 Jun 2016)
ELEGY
By Nick Payne
at Donmar Warehouse
What if every neuron in the human brain could be mapped and decoded? Every act of human behaviour catalogued and wholly understood? Elegy imagines a very-near future in which radical and unprecedented advances in medical science mean that it’s now possible to augment and extend life.
(from 21 Apr 2016 - Closing on 18 Jun 2016)
END OF LONGING, THE
by Matthew Perry
at Playhouse Theatre
Meet Jack, Stephanie, Joseph and Stevie: four lost souls, entering their forties and searching for meaning. After sharing one raucous night together in a downtown Los Angeles bar, their lives become irreversibly entwined in a rollercoaster journey that forces them to confront the darker sides of their relationships.
(from 02 Feb 2016 - Booking to 14 May 2016)
ENTERTAINER, THE
by John Osborne
at Garrick Theatre
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.
(from 20 Aug 2016 - Booking to 12 Nov 2016)
ESCAPED ALONE
by Caryl Churchill
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Three old friends and a neighbour. A summer of afternoons in the back yard. Tea and catastrophe.
(from 21 Jan 2016 - Closing on 12 Mar 2016)
EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by Wallace Shawn
at Dorfman, National Theatre
A reunion at the almost legendary club, The Talk House. Still presided over by the kindly Nellie, there’s the same genteel atmosphere, the familiar drinks and the special snacks. The playwright, the composer, the actress. The former television star brutally beaten up. The possibility of a pleasant night.
(from 17 Nov 2015 - Booking to 30 Mar 2016)
FAITH HEALER
By Brian Friel
at Donmar Warehouse
Throughout the remote and forgotten corners of the British Isles, Frank Hardy offers the promise of redemption to the sick and the suffering. But his is an unreliable gift, a dangerous calling which brings him into conflict with his wife Grace and his manager Teddy.
(from 23 Jun 2016 - Closing on 20 Aug 2016)
FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1,2 & 3)
by Suzan-Lori Parks
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

(from 15 Sep 2016 - Closing on 22 Oct 2016)
FATHER, THE
By Florian Zeller in a new translation by Christopher Hampton
at Duke of York's Theatre
Now 80 years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pyjamas, and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing control.
(from 24 Feb 2016 - Closing on 26 Mar 2016)
FLICK, THE
By Annie Baker
at Dorfman, National Theatre
In a run-down movie theatre in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimetre film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lacklustre, second-run movies on screen.
(from Expected Apr 2016 - Booking to )
FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
by Daniel Jamieson
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Delving into the loves and lives of artist Marc Chagall and his beloved wife Bella, the play is interwoven with music and dance inspired by the Russian Jewish tradition.
(from 16 Jun 2016 - Closing on 02 Jul 2016)
GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING, A
By Eimear McBride; Adapted by Annie Ryan
at Young Vic Theatre (The Maria)
The life and soul of a young girl - in her own words. Religious fervour, cruel deprivation, the deadly illness of her beloved brother - she navigates her way through a threatening world.
(from 17 Feb 2016 - Closing on 26 Mar 2016)
GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
By David Wood; Adapted from the novel by Michelle Magorian
at Duke of York's Theatre
Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War, follows young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and forges a remarkable and heart-warming friendship with the elderly recluse, Tom Oakley. All is perfect until William is suddenly summoned by his mother back to London.
(from 11 Dec 2015 - Closing on 20 Feb 2016)
HANGMEN
By Martin McDonagh
at Wyndham's Theatre
In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, dying to hear Harry’s reaction to the news, a peculiar stranger lurks, with a very different motive for his visit.
(from 01 Dec 2015 - Booking to 05 Mar 2016)
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD PARTS I & II
By Jack Thorne, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany
at The Palace Theatre
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.
(from 07 Jun 2016 - Closing on 27 May 2017)
HEDDA GABLER
By Henrik Ibsen
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Dec 2016 - Booking to )
HENRY V
By William Shakespeare
at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

(from 17 Jun 2016 - Closing on 09 Jul 2016)
HOMECOMING, THE
by Harold Pinter
at Trafalgar Studios 1
When Teddy returns from America to introduce his wife Ruth to his family in London, they discover a claustrophobic and brutal household where his father Max, brothers Lenny and Joey and uncle Sam live in a state of mutual loathing and festering resentment. Theirs is a motherless, compassionless and lawless home where Ruth immediately becomes the centre of attention.
(from 14 Nov 2015 - Closing on 13 Feb 2016)
HUMAN ANIMALS
by Stef SmitH
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

(from 18 May 2016 - Closing on 18 Jun 2016)
HUSBANDS AND SONS
By DH Lawrence; Adapted by Ben Power
at Dorfman, National Theatre
On the cracked border of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire stands the village of Eastwood. The women of the village, wives and mothers, struggle to hold their families and their own souls together in the shadow of the great Brinsley pit.
(from 19 Oct 2015 - Booking to 10 Feb 2016)
I SEE YOU
by Mongiwekhaya
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

(from 25 Feb 2016 - Closing on 26 Mar 2016)
IF YOU KISS ME, KISS ME
Conceived by Jane Horrocks and Aletta Collins
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
The show conjures the hopes, disillusionment and messy relationships that were the hallmarks of the 1970s and 80s music scene in the UK.
(from 10 Mar 2016 - Closing on 16 Apr 2016)
IMOGEN
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

(from 17 Sep 2016 - Closing on 16 Oct 2016)
INN AT LYDDA, THE
by John Wolfson
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The play follows Tiberius Caesar and a meeting with Jesus Christ in Judea.
(from Sep 2016 - Closing on )
IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT
By Gary Owen
at Temporary Theatre, National Theatre
Effie’s life spirals through a mess of drink, drugs and drama every night, and a hangover worse than death the next day – till one night gives her the chance to be something more.
(from 27 Jan 2016 - Booking to 20 Feb 2016)
IVANOV
By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by David Hare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Jul 2016 - Booking to )
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
By Laine Robertson
at Wyndham's Theatre
Spend an intimate evening filled with some of the most inspiring and moving songs ever written and hear the personal stories of Holiday’s loves and losses through a turbulent but extraordinary life. With a glorious score featuring God Bless the Child, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, Strange Fruit, Crazy He Calls Me and Taint Nobody's Biz-ness you'd better pull up a chair and order a drink because this legend's got a life to sing.
(from 25 Jun 2016 - Booking to 03 Sep 2016)
LES BLANCS
By Lorraine Hansberry
at Olivier, National Theatre
An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returned home from England for his father’s funeral, finds himself in the eye of the storm. A family and a nation fall apart under the pressure to determine their own identity ...
(from 22 Mar 2016 - Booking to 04 May 2016)
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Christopher Hampton, based on the Choderlos de Laclos novel
at Donmar Warehouse
Former lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont now compete in games of seduction and revenge. Merteuil incites Valmont to corrupt the innocent Cécile de Volanges before her wedding night but Valmont has targeted the peerlessly virtuous and beautiful Madame de Tourvel. While these merciless aristocrats toy with others’ hearts and reputations, their own may prove more fragile than they supposed.
(from 11 Dec 2015 - Closing on 13 Feb 2016)
LIBERTINE, THE
By Stephen Jeffreys
at Haymarket Theatre Royal
John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester is a charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess. Yet this most ardent of hedonists is forced to reconsider everything he thinks and feels when a chance encounter with an actress at the Playhouse sends him reeling. Set in 1670s London.
(from 22 Sep 2016 - Closing on 03 Dec 2016)
LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON
By Mark Lockyer
at Young Vic Theatre
It’s 1995. Mark Lockyer is playing Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet in Stratford-Upon-Avon. On a sunny afternoon he has nothing to do so decides to get out of town and go for a walk along the bank of the River Avon. An encounter along the way changes things profoundly and forever. From that point, Mark starts to lose control of his life as he abandons a promising career and embarks on a journey along a pathway to hell.
(from 17 Mar 2016 - Closing on 19 Mar 2016)
LOVE
By Alexander Zeldin
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Dec 2016 - Booking to )
MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by August Wilson
at Lyttelton, National Theatre
Chicago, 1927. In a recording studio on the city’s South Side, a battle of wills is raging. Ma Rainey, Mother of the Blues, uses every trick in the book to fight her record producers for control of her music. Hardened by years of ill-treatment and bad deals, she’s determined that ‘Black Bottom’, the song that bears her name, will be recorded her way. But Levee, the band’s swaggering young trumpet player, plans to catapult the band into the jazz age. His ambition puts them all in danger.
(from 26 Jan 2016 - Booking to 18 May 2016)
MACBETH
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
The Scottish play sees a man consumed by ambition and spurred on by a prophecy from three sisters, murdering his way to the crown.
(from 18 Jun 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
MAIDS, THE
by Jean Genet, in a new version by Benedict Andrews and Andrew Upton
at Trafalgar Studios 1
In a luxurious bedroom, two maids fantasize about killing their employer, playing out dangerous and sadistic scenarios as they plan her violent death. An intense psychological thriller seething with unique theatricality and brimming with intrigue, The Maids is a vicious analysis of the class system, and a provocative exploration of sexuality.
(from 20 Feb 2016 - Closing on 21 May 2016)
MASTER BUILDER, THE
by Henrik Ibsen adapted by David Hare
at Old Vic Theatre
Halvard Solness, a master architect, has spent his lifetime building the tallest spires in the land. But when Hilde, a radiant country girl, descends unexpectedly into his world, age is confronted by youth, and a series of revelations builds to a vertiginous climax.
(from 23 Jan 2016 - Closing on 19 Mar 2016)
MERCHANT OF VENICE THE
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

(from 04 Oct 2016 - Closing on 15 Oct 2016)
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
When four lovers, a host of fairies and the mischievous Puck take to the woods, magic, comedy and confusion ensue in equal measure.
(from 30 Apr 2016 - Closing on 11 Sep 2016)
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A : A PLAY FOR THE NATION
by William Shakespeare
at Barbican Theatre
The nation's favourite Shakespeare play as never before; intertwining professional and amateur actors, who play Bottom and the mechanicals.
(from 17 May 2016 - Closing on 21 May 2016)
MOSQUITOES
By Lucy Kirkwood
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Jan 2017 - Booking to )
MOUSETRAP, THE
by Agatha Christie
at St Martin's Theatre
A group of people gathered together in a remote part of the countryside discover there is a murderer in their midst. The question is which one of them is the guilty party.
(from 25 Mar 1974 - Booking to 07 Jan 2017)
NELL GWYNN
by Jessica Swale
at Apollo Theatre
Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the king. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the court? And at what cost?
(from 04 Feb 2016 - Booking to 30 Apr 2016)
OPHELIAS ZIMMER
by Alice Birch
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

(from 17 May 2016 - Closing on 21 May 2016)
OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR
By Alan Warner; Adaptation of Scottish novel 'The Sopranos'
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Aug 2016 - Booking to )
PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS
By Duncan Macmillan
at Wyndham's Theatre
Emma was having the time of her life. Now she’s in rehab. Her first step is to admit that she has a problem. But the problem isn’t with Emma, it’s with everything else. She needs to tell the truth. But she’s smart enough to know that there’s no such thing. When intoxication feels like the only way to survive the modern world, how can she ever sober up?
(from 15 Mar 2016 - Booking to 04 Jun 2016)
PERICLES
by William Shakespeare & George Wilkins
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world. Following a shipwreck, he meets Princess Thaisa and wins her for his wife. Months later, in another sea-storm, Thaisa dies in childbirth and her body is committed to the deep. The grief-stricken Pericles takes comfort in his baby daughter, Marina, but fosters her with friends. Years pass. Can report of her death be true? And can his dead wife return to life?
(from 19 Nov 2015 - Closing on 21 Apr 2016)
PETER PAN
Based on the works of JM Barrie
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Nov 2016 - Booking to )
PLATONOV
By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by David Hare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Jul 2016 - Booking to )
PLOUGH AND THE STARS, THE
By Sean O’Casey
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Jul 2016 - Booking to )
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
By Jane Austen; Adapted by Simon Reade
at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

(from 02 Sep 2016 - Closing on 17 Sep 2016)
RED BARN, THE
By David Hare; Based on Georges Simenon’s novel 'La Main'
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Oct 2016 - Booking to )
RED VELVET
By Lolita Chakrabarti; Imagined experiences based on the true story of Ira Aldridge
at Garrick Theatre
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But as the public riot in the streets over the abolition of slavery, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre?
(from 23 Jan 2016 - Booking to 27 Feb 2016)
ROMEO AND JULIET
by William Shakespeare
at Garrick Theatre
Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.
(from 12 May 2016 - Booking to 13 Aug 2016)
RUNNING WILD
By Michael Morpurgo; Adapted by Samuel Adamson
at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn’t just a holiday. It’s a new start, and the chance for Will to ride an elephant called Oona. But then the tsunami hit. Charging deep into the jungle Oona escapes the beach, but with her rider still clinging on, Will must now learn to survive the rainforest – and he is not alone.
(from 13 May 2016 - Closing on 12 Jun 2016)
SEAGULL, THE
By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by David Hare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Jul 2016 - Booking to )
SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER, THE
By Jack Thorne
at Temporary Theatre, National Theatre
Phil and Alice are in love. Phil and Alice are healing wounds. Phil and Alice are desperate to communicate.
(from 26 Feb 2016 - Booking to 19 Mar 2016)
SUICIDE, THE
by Suhayla El-Bushra, after Erdman
at Lyttelton, National Theatre
Things are getting tough for Sam. No job, benefits stopped and stuck in a tiny flat with his girlfriend Maya and her mum. The pressure is building. It feels like there might be only one way out. But every ending is a beginning and there are plenty of people keen to capitalise on Sam’s momentous decision. From corrupt local politicians to kids trying to raise the number of views of their online videos, everyone wants a piece of Sam’s demise. It scarcely matters what Sam actually wants. Faced with the promise of immortality, what’s his life worth?
(from 06 Apr 2016 - Booking to 21 May 2016)
SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA
By Alexi Kaye Campbell
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected May 2016 - Booking to )
TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Bianca is excited by the prospect and Kate horrified at losing her independence. Caroline’s production transports sparring couple Petruchio and Kate into a distinctly Irish setting.
(from 13 May 2016 - Closing on 06 Aug 2016)
TEMPEST, THE
by William Shakespeare
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by the spirit Ariel and by Caliban, a ‘savage and deformed slave’. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach.
(from 17 Feb 2016 - Closing on 22 Apr 2016)
THREEPENNY OPERA, THE
By Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in a new translation by Simon Stephens
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected May 2016 - Booking to )
TORN
by Nathaniel Martello-White
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

(from 07 Sep 2016 - Closing on 15 Oct 2016)
TWELFTH NIGHT
By William Shakespeare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Feb 2017 - Booking to )
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, THE
by William Shakespeare
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

(from 20 Sep 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
UNCLE VANYA
by Anton Chekhov in a new version by Robert Icke
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
Chekhov’s late masterpiece examines human behaviour in all of its beautiful, terrible, laughable contradiction.
(from 05 Feb 2016 - Closing on 26 Mar 2016)
UNREACHABLE
by Alice Birch
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

(from 01 Jul 2016 - Closing on 06 Aug 2016)
WAR HORSE
based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford
at New London Theatre
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
(from 28 Mar 2009 - Booking to 12 Mar 2016)
WASTE
by Harley Granville Barker
at Lyttelton, National Theatre
Backstage at a hung parliament, visionary Independent Henry Trebell is co-opted by the Tories to push through a controversial Bill. Pursuing his cause with missionary zeal, he’s barely distracted by his brief affair with a married woman until she suffers a lethal backstreet abortion. Threatened by public scandal, the Establishment closes ranks and coolly seals the fate of an idealistic man.
(from 03 Nov 2015 - Booking to 19 Mar 2016)
WINTER'S TALE, THE
by William Shakespeare
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The Winter’s Tale tells of how King Leontes loses his wife and newborn daughter through his furious yet baseless jealousy. A long journey through time and across borders eventually effects an astonishing and redemptive resolution. Boasting the most famous stage direction in history, ‘Exit, pursued by a bear’, this is one of Shakespeare’s most imaginative, troubling and delightful plays.
(from 28 Jan 2016 - Closing on 22 Apr 2016)
WOMAN IN BLACK, THE
by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill
at Fortune Theatre
Arthur Kipps , a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows.
(from 07 Jun 1989 - Booking to 30 Jul 2016)
X
by Alistair McDowall
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Billions of miles from home, the lone research base on Pluto has lost contact with Earth. Unable to leave or send for help, the skeleton crew sit waiting.
(from 30 Mar 2016 - Closing on 07 May 2016)
YEN
by Anna Jordan
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

(from 22 Jan 2016 - Closing on 13 Feb 2016)
YERMA
by Simon Stone after Federico García Lorca
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
Yerma tells the story of a woman whose inability to have a child tears her life apart. Her fierce desire to be a mother is met with painful indifference by her husband - provoking a desperate reaction.
(from 29 Jul 2016 - Closing on 10 Sep 2016)
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