Olivier Theatre, National
West End

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.

Peter Shaffer
National Theatre
Michael Longhurst
Jon Clark
Paul Arditti
Chloe Lamford
Imogen Knight
Cast list: 
Sarah Amankwah, Hammed Animashaun, Geoffrey Beevers, Fleur de Bray, Karla Crome, Tom Edden, Adam Gillen, Matthew Hargreaves, Andrew Macbean, Alexandra Mathie, Lucian Msamati, Eamonn Mulhall, Robyn Allegra Parton, Hugh Sachs, Eleanor Sutton, Wendy Dawn Thompson and Peter Willcock.
Amadeus Schedule
Previews from: 
Wednesday, 19 October, 2016
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 26 October, 2016
Available from: 
Sunday, 26 February, 2017
Booking to: 
Thursday, 26 January, 2017
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Hedda Gabler
Friday, September 2, 2016
The National Theatre Season Updates - Ruth Wilson in Hedda Gabler

The National Theatre have today announced further details about their 2016/2017 season, including casting for a number of key productions.

Ruth Wilson will take on the title role of Hedda Gabler in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove which runs from 5 December, with an official opening on 12 December 2016.

Our Review

A fitting tribute to the late Peter Shaffer comes in the form of this excessive revival of one of his most famous works based on the rivalry and relationship between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, the Italian born Viennese court composer whose battle with God and his own self worth drives the narrative in this compelling drama. On the vast Olivier stage Michael Longhurt's... Read more

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