The Old Vic Theatre have today announced that they have extended their current revival of Tom Stoppard's comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead due to popular demand, where it is now booking to 6 May 2017. The production began previews on 25 February with an official opening on 7 March and was previously booking to 29 April 2017. It opened to excellent reviews and was described as "a glistening delight" by London Theatre.
Tom Stoppard turns 80 this year -- so it is appropriate that theatreland is celebrating with new productions of two of his earliest successes. His 1974 play Travesties is currently back in the West End at the Apollo Theatre, transferred from the Menier Chocolate Factory. Now his first major success Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead is being revived as well at its original London home the... Read more