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Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
"Abigail's Party" transfers to New Ambassadors
It is now confirmed that Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh, which is currently playing at the Hampstead theatre, will transfer to the West End at the New Ambassadors from 3 Dec 02. (Booking is now open!).
Twenty-five years ago Hampstead Theatre gave Mike Leigh a locked rehearsal room, five actors and six weeks to develop a play. The result? Abigail's Party. The play has been revived by the Hampstead theatre where it has played 10 July - 28 Sep 02 & 14 Oct - 9 Nov 02. The show transfers to the New Ambassadors Theatre on 3 Dec 02 where it will run to 5 Apr 03.
The play features Elizabeth Berrington, Rosie Cavaliero, Wendy Nottingham, Steffan Rhodri, Jeremy Swift.
It is directed by David Grindley, designed by Jonathan Fensom, with lighting by Jason Taylor.
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