Kevin Spacey, the Artistic Director of The Old Vic Theatre Company has announced four new shows at the Old Vic Theatre


Kevin Spacey, the Artistic Director of The Old Vic Theatre Company has announced four new shows at the Old Vic Theatre

Kevin Spacey , the Artistic Director of The Old Vic Theatre Company announced four new shows at the Old Vic Theatre.

Spacey acknowledged there were no Shakespeare plays in his first season but said classic works would feature in future. "There are some remarkable Shakespearean parts I want to tackle," he said. "But we felt our primary goal was to create an exciting season of work." The four productions in Spacey's first season are:

Cloaca
(16 Sep - 11 Dec 2004)
By Maria Goos, described by Spacey as "a writer at the peak of her game who is completely unknown outside her native Holland".
Directed by Kevin Spacey
starring Neil Pearson, Stephen Tompkinson, Hugh Bonneville, Ingeborga Dapkunaite.

Aladdin
(17 Dec 2004 - 22 Jan 2005)
A pantomime directed by Sean Mathias
Starring Ian McKellen as Widow Twanky.

National Anthems
(1 Feb - 23 Apr 2005)
By Dennis McIntyre.
Directed by David Grindley
Starring Kevin Spacey

The Philadelphia Story
(3 May - 23 July 2005)
Comedy by Philip Barry
Starring Kevin Spacey

Public booking for the first three productions is expected to open 15 May 2004.

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