Hex will return to the National Theatre later this year, and a Hex official opening night is now scheduled to take place in November. Hex is currently in the Olivier Theatre, with performances to 22 January. Hex will then reopen this winter, with dates to be announced. In a letter from the National Theatre artistic director, and Hex director, Rufus Norris, he said: "Like many productions (including several other NT ones), this one has been blighted by Covid, with the first week of previews...
Hex is currently at the National Theatre to 22 January. Hex will return to the National Theatre in November 2022.
Deep in the wood, a lonely fairy longs for someone to bless.
When she is summoned to the palace to help the princess sleep, her dream turns into a nightmare and her blessing becomes a curse.
Soon, she is plunged into a frantic, hundred-year quest to somehow make everything right.
Rosalie Craig plays the fairy in this vividly original retelling of Sleeping Beauty: a mythic, big-hearted new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss.
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Cast and creative
By: Tanya Ronder
Songs by: Jim Fortune and Rufus Norris
Director: Rufus Norris
Set: Katrina Lindsay
Costume: Katrina Lindsay
Lighting: Paul Anderson
Sound: Simon Baker
Choreography: Jade Hackett with consultant choreography by Bill Deamer
Latest Hex News & Features
Ahead of the world premiere of Hex at the National Theatre this Christmas, the full cast and three songs from the musical have been released. Hex runs in the Olivier Theatre from 4 December - 12 January.Hex is an original retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story, which explores the fairy placing a jinx on the baby. Hex is by Tanya Rodder, with music by Jim Fortune and lyrics and direction by Rufus Norris.Joining Rosalie Craig as the Fairy are Tamsin Carroll as Queenie, Michael Elcock as Bert and...
Following the National Theatre's reopening season announcement last month, further details have been confirmed for upcoming shows. As part of the season, Rosalie Craig and Michael Elcock will star in new Sleeping Beauty musical Hex, as well as updated casting for The Normal Heart and Manor.The National Theatre has also confirmed that they will be returning to full capacity audiences in July. Additional seating for After Life, Rockets and Blue Lights and Paradise will be created to allow a higher...