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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre - Autumn Winter Season
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, in west London, has announced its Autumn Winter Season.
7 to 24 Sep 2011
The Wild Bride by Kneehigh Theatre. A lyrical tale with a brutal edge and a beating heart in a story of what happens when your father accidentally sells you to the Devil. Betrayed by her silly father, and rejecting not only the Devil but also her home, our heroine walks into the wilderness. In the wilds she meets a Prince and becomes pregnant, but her heart breaks when he is called to war and she is forced to step out on her own again. Charting the journey from girlhood to womanhood.
6 Oct to 5 Nov 2011
Saved By Edward Bond, directed by Sean Holmes. Delves into the lives of a selection of working class South London youths, who, suppressed by a brutal economic system, unable to give their life a meaning, drift eventually into barbarous and mutual violence. (in April 2012 three of Edward Bond one act plays Chair, The Under Room & Have I None will be in the Lyric Studio - dates to be confirmed)
19 Nov to 31 Dec 2011
Aladdin a pantomime By Joel Horwood, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm and Steve Marmion. East meets West (London) in ALADDIN. With a flying carpet, a magic lamp, a monkey and, of course, Widow Twankey.
11 to 28 Jan 2012
Lovesong By Abi Morgan, directed by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett. A Frantic Assembly And Drum Theatre Plymouth Production In Association With Chichester Festival Theatre. Frantic Assembly's physical style combines movement, design, music and text. Intertwines a couple in their twenties with the same man and woman a lifetime later. Their past and present selves collide.
9 Feb to 17 March 2012
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, adapted by Filter, directed by Sean Holmes. Filter was formed in 2003 by actors Ferdy Roberts, Oliver Dimsdale, and musician Tim Phillips. Filter’s shows create an on-stage fusion of live and recorded music – their trademark of live integrated sound.