NT future plans include Rory Kinnear as Hamlet


NT future plans include Rory Kinnear as Hamlet

The director of the National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner has announced some shows for 2010, which includes Women Beware Women by Thomas Middleton, directed by Marian Elliott; a new play by Moira Buffini called Eurydice, directed by Richard Eyre; Danton’s Death by Georg Buchner, directed by Michael Grandage; and Rory Kinnear taking on the role of Hamlet, directed by Nicholas Hytner in late 2010.

The NT's Annual Report 2008-2009 was also published today stating that the National Theatre staged 25 productions in the year, of which 17 were new. Box office achieved 93% capacity, with 817,000 paid attendances.

The 4-month pilot season of Sunday matinee performances from September to January achieved 99% capacity. Sunday performances have now been adopted permanently, transforming the National into a seven-day, 52-week a year operation.


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