Royal Court announce further shows for 2008


Royal Court announce further shows for 2008

The Royal Court Theatre announce further productions for 2008....

In the Theatre Downstairs...

Random by Debbie Tucker Green, opens 10 March 2008, following previews from 7 March - running to 12 April 2008. Directed by Sacha Wares, starring Nadine Marshall. 'Death never used to be for the young. You get up. You go bout your business.You expect to come back.'

The City by Martin Crimp, opens 28 April 2008, following previews from 24 April - running to 7 June 2008. Directed by Katie Mitchell, designed by Vicki Mortimer, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Gareth Fry. Clair wants to be kissed - but not now - and certainly not by her husband. Chris wants to celebrate his new job by driving into the oncoming traffic. Jenny arrives to complain about the screaming children - but the garden's empty, and the key to the playroom's disappeared. Just what strange game is being played here? Three characters fight to make sense of a surreal and collapsing world in this darkly comic mystery.

In the Theatre Upstairs...

Scarborough by Fiona Evans, opens 11 Feb 2008, following previews from 7 Feb - running to 8 Mar 2008. Directed by Deborah Bruce, designed by Jo Newberry, produced by Northern Firebrand. Step into to a faded hotel room where Lauren and Daz are having an illicit weekend away. Amongst the peeling wallpaper, they laugh, quarrel and make love, but they don't dare go out. After all, at just 15 years old, one of them is just a child... the other their teacher.

Bliss by Olivier Choiniere, translated by Caryl Churchill, opens 2 Apr 2008, following previews from 26 Mar - running to 26 Apr 2008.

Oxford Street by Levi David Addai, opens 7 May 2008, following previews from 2 May - running to 31 May 2008. Directed by Dawn Walton. Oxford Street: where the streets are paved with gold, if you just know where to look.At Total Sports, security guard Kofi and his workmates are making sure everything runs smoothly, easing the daily grind with plenty of jokes and chat about the future. Young or old, they all want more from life. The only difference is how they'll go about getting it.

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