Abrahami & Cracknell's last Season at Gate Theatre
Gate Theatre joint Artistic Directors Natalie Abrahami and Carrie Cracknell have anounced their final season at the Gate Theatre. Between 2007 and 2012 Cracknell and Abrahami will have presented more than thirty productions, including 18 world premieres, at the fringe venue in Notting Hill Gate, west London. They leave the Gate to pursue freelance work in Britain and abroad.
The new season runs from 9 June to 17 Dec 2011
9 June to 16 July 2011
Dream Story, by Arthur Schnitzler, adapted and directed by Anna Ledwich, designed by Helen Goddard. Through a simple, teasing sexual confession of fantasised infidelity, a husband and wife are driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge. Their mutual admissions signal a surrendering to their most illicit fantasies propelling them into an extraordinary night-journey and dangerous sexual awakening .
24 Aug to 1 Oct 2011
Wittenberg, by David Davalos. Directed by Christopher Haydon, designed by Oliver Townsend. Philosophy and religion collide in this play, which pits the wit of the radical Doctor Faustus against the faith of the conservative Martin Luther, while their student is a troubled Prince Hamlet, who is having difficulty deciding what’s best to do.
09 Nov to 17 Dec 2011
Yerma, by Federico Garcia Lorca. In a new version by Anthony Weigh. Directed by Natalie Abrahami. Produced by The Gate Theatre and Hull Truck. Desperate to begin a family with husband Juan, Yerma undertakes a journey of discovery leading her to uncover a secret that will condemn her to a life alone.