RSC ANNOUNCES BARBICAN SEASON Dec 01 to May 02


RSC ANNOUNCES BARBICAN SEASON Dec 01 to May 02

The Royal Shakespeare Company have announced their new schedule at the Barbican Center covering Dec 01 to May 02

 

Opening in this period

Public Booking opens 7th Nov 01

at the Barbican Theatre....

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Genre Drama
from 6 Dec 01 to 2 Apr 02
Starring: SAMUEL WEST (Hamlet), LARRY LAMB, FINN CALDWELL, WAYNE CATER, KERRY CONDON, MARTY CRUICKSHANK, ALAN DAVID, JOHN DOUGALL, CHRISTOPHER GOOD, SEAN HANNAWAY and BEN MEYJES.
Director: Steven Pimlott
Lighting: Peter Mumford
Synopsis: Corruption, murder, madness. Hamlet cuts out the rotten heart of Denmark and so destroys his mother, his lover, his land.

Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare
Genre Comedy
from 18 Dec 01 to 9 Mar 02
Starring: ALISON FISKE, CHRISTOPHER GOOD, MARK HADFIELD, GUY HENRY, BEN MEYJES, JOSEPH MYDELL, BARRY STANTON, JO STONE-FEWINGS, ZOE WAITES, MATILDA ZIEGLER.
Director: Lindsay Posner
Design: Ashley Martin-Davis
Lighting: Pat Collins
Synopsis: After a near fatal shipwreck, identical twins Viola and Sebastian arrive in Illria and become embroiled in mistaken identities, love entanglements and near anarchy.

Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare
Genre Drama
from 24 Jan 02 to 6 Apr 02
Starring: TIM PIGGOTT-SMITH (Cassius), IAN HOGG (Julius Caesar), GREG HICKS, CLAIRE COX, JOHN HOPKINS, TOM MANNION, COLIN MCCORMACK
Director: Edward Hall
Design: Michael Pavelka
Lighting: Ben Ormerod
Synopsis: Victorious and valiant, yet proud and tyrannical, Julius Caesar is murdered by his closet allies. But the assassination divides Rome and bitter war begins.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
Genre Comedy
from 17 Apr 02 to 11 May 02
Director: Richard Jones
Design: Giles Cadle
Lighting: Matthew Richardson
Costume: Nicky Gillibrand

 

at the Barbican Pit.....

King John
by William Shakespeare
Genre Drama
from 6 Dec 01 to 19 Feb 02
Starring: GUY HENRY (King John), DAVID COLLINGS, TREVOR COOPER, ALISON FISKE, GEOFFREY FRESHWATER, JOHN HOPKINS, KELLY HUNTER, ANDREW MAUD, COLIN MCCORMACK, JO STONE-FEWING.

Director: Gregory Doran
Design: Stephen Brimson Lewis
Lighting: Tim Mitchell
Synopsis: King John fights against France and then against his own countrymen. All to keep England's throne.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
by Martin McDonagh
Genre Drama
from 20 Dec 01 to 23 Feb 02
starring: GLENN CHAPMAN, KERRY CONDON, TREVOR COOPER, STUART GOODWIN, COLIN MACE, CONOR MALONEY, OWEN SHARPE, DAVID WILMOT.
Director: Wilson Milam
Design: Francis O'Connor
Costume: Francis O'Connor
Synopsis: A wicked black comedy on the taboo subjects of cruelty to animals and Irish paramilitaries, "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" is at once shocking and farcical, yet also devastating in its dissection of The Troubles.

Prisoner's Dilemma
by David Edgar
Genre Drama
from 24 Jan 02 to 6 Apr 02
Starring: ROBERET BOWMAN, TREVOR COOPER, ALAN DAVID, PENNY DOWNIE, ROBERT JEZEK, DIANA KENT, LARRY LAMB, HATTIE MORAHAN, JOSEPH MYDELL, DOUGLAS RAO, ZOE WAITES, DAVID WILMOT, ALEX ZORBAS.
Director: Michael Attenborough
Design: Es Devlin
Lighting: Howard Harrison
Synopsis: An epic dramatisation of attempts to resolve a bloody conflict on Europe's Eastern border, "The Prisoner's Dilemma" is the third of David Edgar's plays about the aftermath by the fall of the Berlin Wall.

A Russian in the Woods
by Peter Whelan
Genre Drama
from 28 Feb 02 to 13 Apr 02
Starring: ANTHONY FLANAGAN, STUART GOODWIN, LOUIS HILYER, DAVID HINTON, COLIN MACE, ANNA MADELEY, DOUGLAS RAO, CHARLIE SIMPSON.
Director: Robert Delamere
Design: Simon Higlett
Lighting: Rick Fisher
Synopsis: Berlin 1950. A Young English sergeant is given charge of an Army outpost haunted by the graves of dead soldiers. Seeking company for the night , he innocently invites in an American GI - and ends up embroiled in a Cold War drama with his conscience on trial.

Night of the Soul
by David Farr
Genre Drama
from 18 Apr 02 to 11 May 02
Director: David Farr
Design: Angela Davies
Lighting: Chris Davey
Synopsis: 2001. A large south coast town. Invisible to all, the ghost of a young woman walks the corridors of a smart modern hotel. The night before his father's funeral a forty year old market researcher holes up in the hotel to take stock. Then he sees her...

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