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Four new productions announced to be staged at Southwark Playhouse

The new shows will also be livestreamed around the world.

Photo credit: Southwark Playhouse exterior (Photo courtesy of Southwark Playhouse)

Following The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse, new shows to play at the off-West End venue have been announced. It includes a revival in “The Large”, with three productions opening in “The Little” in December.

Nick Payne’s Constellations will be performed in “The Large” from 26 November to 19 December.* Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo and Oliver Johnstone will star in the show, following two individuals whose lives are greatly affected by small changes. Constellations made its world premiere in 2012, and has been staged in London and on Broadway.

Michael Conley will perform in a livestreamed production of The Fabulist Fox Sister on 4 and 5 December. Inspired by late 19th century New Yorker Kate Fox, she conjures ghosts to tell their life stories.

On 11 and 12 December, audiences can watch livestreams of Public Domain, starring Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke. Adam Lenson directs this new musical, made entirely from the words of social media gurus and influencers.

The new shows announced concludes with Tim Gilvin in Stay Awake, Jake on 18 and 19 December. Ahmed Hamad will play Jake in this one-man musical, following a young man who travels across England to be reunited with his girlfriend.

*Editor’s note: When the news was first announced, performances were from 26 November. With the lockdown proposed from 5 November to 2 December, the show could now open from as early as 3 December. Read here to find out more about arts venues staying open in lockdown.

Photo credit: Southwark Playhouse exterior (Photo courtesy of Southwark Playhouse)


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