National announce two new productions

National announce two new productions

The National Theatre has confirmed details of two new productions in the Olivier Theatre:

Public booking opens 17 May 03 for these productions

New productions include:

by David Mamet
(Previews from 10 July 03, opens 17 July 03, booking to 4 Oct 03).
Directed by Edward Hall, designed by Michael Pavelka, lighting by Mark Henderson.
Starring Kenneth Branagh , Tony Haygarth, Stephen Greif.
A fortune-teller sends Edmond lurching into New York City's hellish underworld, his whole life abandoned in a searing quest for self-discovery and redemption (**Note: this play contains language that some people may find offensive)

by Ödön von Horváth, in a new version by David Harrower
(Previews from 7 Oct 03, opens 14 Oct 03, booking to 19 Nov 03)
Directed by Richard Jones, designed by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting by Mark Henderson .
starring Frances Barber , Karl Johnson.
Set against the sentimental backdrop of the Vienna Woods and to the distant tune of a Strauss Waltz, a community steeped in bigotry concerns itself with love affairs, petty squabbles, jealousies and personal tragedy Meanwhile, society at large, haunted by inflation, goes reeling towards Fascism

The following productions have been extended...

Henry V
(previews from 6 May 03, Opens 13 May03 , booking to 20 Aug 03).
Starring Adrian Lester

His Girl Friday
adapted by John Guare from The Front Page by Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur,
(Previews from 29 May 03, Opens 5 June 03, booking to 22 Nov 03),
starring Alex Jennings, Zoe Wanamaker

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