DONMAR WAREHOUSE ANNOUNCED NEW SEASON TO 23RD AUG 2003


DONMAR WAREHOUSE ANNOUNCED NEW SEASON TO 23RD AUG 2003

Michael Grandage , who takes over as the new Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse on 1st Dec 2002 has announced his first season.

Productions include...

The Vortex
by Noel Coward
Opens 10th Dec 02, following previews from 5 Dec 02 and booking to 15 Feb 03
It is directed by Michael Grandage.
1924 play about drug abuse among the upper classes.
(Public Booking opens 23 Sep 02)

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
by Dario Fo, in a new translation by Simon Nye
Opens 26th Feb 03, following previews from 20th Feb 03 and booking to 19 Apr 03
It is directed by Robert Delamere
This 1970 political satire concerns corrupt police in Italy
(Public Booking opens 9th Dec 02)

Caligula
by Albert Camus, in a new translation by David Greig
Opens 30th Apr 03, following previews from 24th Apr 03 and booking to 14th Jun 03
It is directed by Michael Grandage
Written in 1938, a young Roman emperor comes face to face with the terrible lack of meaning in the universe after the senseless death of his beloved sister Drusilla. In order to teach the world the true nature of life, Caligula goes on a murderous spree, killing his subjects indiscriminately. After this act of rebellion fails, he chooses to court his own assassination.
(Public Booking opens 9th Dec 02)

Pacific Overtures
Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman
Opens 30th Jun 03, following previews from 20th Jun 03 and booking to 23rd Aug 03
It is directed by Gary Griffin
Written in 1976 musical which traces the history of Japan from the first contact with America (via Commodore Matthew Perry) through the modern age. (Public Booking opens 17th Feb 03)

 

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