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NATIONAL THEATRE: NOVEMBER 2013 – APRIL 2014

New productions:

Simon Russell Beale plays the title role in KING LEAR, directed by

Sam Mendes, in the Olivier

A TASTE OF HONEY by Shelagh Delaney is revived in the Lyttelton by

Bijan Sheibani

BLURRED LINES created by Carrie Cracknell and Nick Payne opens in

The Shed

Daniel Kitson's Analog.Ue visits the Lyttelton

WAR HORSE and MOON ON A RAINBOW SHAWL on tour

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts CORIOLANUS from the Donmar Warehouse and WAR HORSE from the New London Theatre

Shopping and E*ting

Platforms, Exhibitions and Learning

KING LEAR Olivier Theatre

Previews from 14 January, press night 23 January, currently booking until 25 March (further performances to be announced)

Published in London

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RUFUS NORRIS TO SUCCEED NICHOLAS HYTNER AS DIRECTOR OF THE
NATIONAL THEATRE FROM APRIL 2015

The Board of the National Theatre announces today that Rufus Norris has been appointed to succeed Nicholas Hytner as Director of the National Theatre with effect from April 2015.

Published in London

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NATIONAL THEATRE:  SEPTEMBER 2013 – JANUARY 2014

New productions:
FROM MORNING TO MIDNIGHT by Georg Kaiser, in a new version by Dennis Kelly, directed by Melly Still in the Lyttelton

In The Shed:
THE ELEPHANTOM by Ross Collins
PROTEST SONG by Tim Price
A new play created by Carrie Cracknell and Nick Payne

The National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations on screen, online and at the National:
National Theatre: 50 years on stage and Arena: The National Theatre on BBC Two and Four
National Theatre Live encore screenings of Hamlet, Frankenstein and The Habit of Art
Platforms: Scene Changes, National Histories, Future Questions
Exhibitions: Chris Arthur: Scenes from National Life, National Theatre Lampoon
The National Trail
plus digital and online exhibitions and apps

 WAR HORSE and Alan Bennett’s PEOPLE  on tour

Platforms, Exhibitions and Learning

 

Published in London

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE’S BROADCAST OF PETER MORGAN’S THE AUDIENCE
STARRING HELEN MIRREN AS THE QUEEN
DRAWS LARGEST AUDIENCE FOR A NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE BROADCAST TO DATE
MANY ENCORE SCREENINGS ADDED THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER

NEW TITLES ANNOUNCED FOR SEASON FIVE

INCLUDING:

A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME PERFORMANCE CELEBRATING

THE NATIONAL THEATRE’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

NEW PRODUCTIONS OF SHAKESPEARE’S OTHELLO, MACBETH & CORIOLANUS

FROM THE NATIONAL THEATRE, MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL & THE DONMAR WAREHOUSE

AND THE FIRST EVER LIVE BROADCAST OF THE NATIONAL’S INTERNATIONALLY CELEBRATED

WAR HORSE

National Theatre Live is pleased to announce that the June 13 live broadcast of Peter Morgan’s Olivier Award-winning new play The Audience was seen by nearly 30,000 people in North America and nearly 80,000 people in the UK – the largest audience ever for a live broadcast from National Theatre Live. Due to the record-breaking response to the National Theatre Live broadcast of The Audience, many encore screenings have already been added, and more encores will be added throughout the summer internationally. In North America, there are currently 700 screenings scheduled throughout the summer, with additional encores to be added still; in the UK, nearly 800 screenings will take place – the largest number of screenings for a National Theatre Live broadcast in both North America and the UK ever. The Audience played its final performance at London’s Gielgud Theatre on June 15, starring internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren as The Queen, directed by Stephen Daldry, andwon two 2013 Olivier Awards for Best Actress (Helen Mirren) and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Richard McCabe).

The National Theatre

30 January 2013

Nicholas Hytner announces the National Theatre’s plans for 2013 – its 50th anniversary year – and beyond

Forthcoming productions at the National Theatre, announced today by Nicholas Hytner, include plays familiar, rare and new: Shakespeare’s Othello, Gorky’s Children of the Sun,James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner;Marlowe’s Edward II, Pirandello’s Liolà, Eugene O’Neill’s Strange Interlude and Georg Kaiser’s From Morning to Midnight. Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson’s musical The Light Princess will premiere in October, and there will be a new adaptation of Emil and the Detectives for family audiences at Christmas.

Friday, 31 August 2012 20:07

National Theatre Schedule Sep 2012 - Feb 2013

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NATIONAL THEATRE: SEPTEMBER 2012 – FEBRUARY 2013

Alan Bennett’s new play PEOPLE premieres in the Lyttelton, directed by Nicholas Hytner, with Frances de la Tour, Linda Bassett and Selina Cadell leading the cast

John Lithgow plays the title role in Pinero’s THE MAGISTRATE, with Nancy Carroll as his wife, directed by Timothy Sheader in the Olivier

THE EFFECT, a new play by Lucy Prebble, opens at the Cottesloe in a co-production with Headlong, directed by Rupert Goold

Marianne Elliott directs Simon Stephens’ PORT in the Lyttelton

Katie Mitchell stages HANSEL AND GRETEL in the Cottesloe

1927’s THE ANIMALS AND CHILDREN TOOK TO THE STREETS returns for a Christmas season in the Lyttelton

HYMN and COCKTAIL STICKS, two recollections by Alan Bennett, are performed alongside People, with Alex Jennings as Bennett

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS embarks on a UK and international tour

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE presents The Last of the Haussmans, Timon of Athens and The Magistrate

Platforms, Exhibitions – including the return of Dazzle and Take a View: Landscape Photographer of the Year – and Christmas gifts from the NT Bookshop

NATIONAL THEATRE:  JUNE – NOVEMBER 2012

Howard Barker’s SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION is directed by Tom Cairns in the Lyttelton, with Fiona Shaw leading the cast

THIS HOUSE, a new play by James Graham, is directed by Jeremy Herrin in the Cottesloe

The Travelex £12 Tickets season culminates in DAMNED BY DESPAIR by Tirso de Molina, in a new version by Frank McGuinness, directed by Bijan Sheibani

NATIONAL THEATRE INSIDE OUT celebrates the Jubilee and Olympic summer with Watch This Space, The Pop-up Workshop, The Big Bell Breakfast, Theatre, Exhibitions and Propstore

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS embarks on a new UK tour

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Last of the Haussmans, Timon of Athens and The Count of Monte Cristo 

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NATIONAL THEATRE:  APRIL – SEPTEMBER 2012

Nicholas Hytner directs Simon Russell Beale in TIMON OF ATHENS for the Travelex £12 Tickets season

Howard Davies directs Rory Kinnear, Helen McCrory and Julie Walters in THE LAST OF THE HAUSSMANS, a new play by Stephen Beresford

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, adapted by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon’s novel, is directed by Marianne Elliott

Bernard Shaw’s THE DOCTOR’S DILEMMA opens in the Lyttelton

Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork’s LONDON ROAD is revived in the Olivier

Repertoire highlights feature in the London 2012 Festival;
NATIONAL THEATRE INSIDE OUT celebrates the Jubilee and Olympic summer

The 2012 CONNECTIONS festival of new plays for young performers comes to the Cottesloe & Lyttelton

Tickets go on sale for THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE presents encore screenings of Danny Boyle’s FRANKENSTEIN

 

The National Theatre

This Thursday, February 9th, National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of
TRAVELLING LIGHT
A new play by Nicholas Wright
Starring Antony Sher
Directed by Nicholas Hytner
The broadcasts will be shown at more than 300 cinemas throughout North America.
“4 STARS! A love letter to the movies.” - Guardian
Click here - SNEAK PEEK - to watch the cast and creative team discuss the show!

The National Theatre

Nicholas Hytner announces the National Theatre’s plans for 2012 and beyond

Highlights of the forthcoming productions at the National Theatre, announced today by Nicholas Hytner, include new plays by Alan Bennett, Stephen Beresford, Lisa D’Amour, James Graham and Lucy Prebble. There will be adaptations of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Simon Stephens, and of The Count of Monte Cristo by Richard Bean. Enda Walsh’s Misterman receives its London premiere; classic revivals include Polly Findlay’s production of Sophocles’ Antigone, Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens directed by Nicholas Hytner, Bijan Sheibani’s staging of Damned for Despair by Tirso de Molina, and Nadia Fall’s production of Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma.

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