The National Theatre of Great Britain is one of the world’s leading theatre producing houses, staging over 20 theatre productions a year across three permanent auditoriums – the Olivier Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre and Dorfman Theatre – presenting a mix of new plays and classics, with up to six productions in repertory at any one time.

wonder.land – Olivier Theatre
23 November 2015 until 30 April 2016
A  new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, with music by Damon Albarn.  wonder.land plays from at the National theatre.
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MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM – Lyttelton Theatre
26 January 2016 – 18 May 2016
Sharon D Clarke returns to the National in August Wilson’s powerful and moving story about a woman’s struggle for control of her legacy.
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LES BLANCS – Olivier Theatre
22 March 2016 – 4 May 2016 with further performances to be announced
Yaël Farber directs LES BLANCS Lorraine Hansberry’s final drama is an unknown masterpiece of the American stage and a highly theatrical search for the soul of post-colonial Africa.
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THE SUICIDE – Lyttelton Theatre
6 April 2016 – 21 May 2016 with additional performances to be announced
Suhayla El-Bashra takes the satiric masterpiece by Nikolai Erdman (1900-1970) and smashes it into contemporary urban Britain.
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THE FLICK – Dorfman Theatre
Playing from April 2016
Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize winning play THE FLICK is a hilarious and heart-rending cry for authenticity in a fast-changing world.

THE THREEPENNY OPERA
18 May 2016 – 31 August 2016
A landmark of twentieth century musical theatre, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera comes to the National Theatre in a bold new production. Directed by Rufus Norris, Rory Kinnear will play Macheath and the cast will also include Jamie Beddard, Rosalie Craig and Nick Holder.

SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA – Dorfman Theatre
From 25 May 2016
A funny and passionate new play spans a decade as it explores the impact of foreign influence, planned and unintentional, on the Greek nation and its people.

THE DEEP BLUE SEA – Lyttelton Theatre
1 June 2016 – 18 June 2016
One of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama, Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece stars Helen McCrory.

YOUNG CHEKHOV: PLATONOV – Olivier Theatre
From 14 July 2016
The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Platonov, part of The Young Chekhov trilogy, stars James McArdle in the title role.
YOUNG CHEKHOV: IVANOV – Olivier Theatre
From 19 July 2016
The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Ivanov, part of The Young Chekhov trilogy, stars James McArdle as Lvov in Ivanov and Geoffrey Streatfeild in the title role of Ivanov

THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS – Lyttelton Theatre
From 20 July 2016
To mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, Howard Davies directs Sean O’Casey’s greatest play

YOUNG CHEKHOV: THE SEAGULL – Olivier Theatre
From 23 July 2016
The Chichester Festival Theatre production of The Seagull, part of The Young Chekhov trilogy, stars Anna Chancellor as Arkadina and Geoffrey Streatfeild as Trigorin.

National Theatre in the West End

War Horse – New London Theatre
The National Theatre’s sell out production transfers to the New London Theatre.
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Gielgud Theatre
Based on Mark Haddon’s novel and directed by Marianne Elliott (War Horse).
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People, Places and Things Wyndham’s Theatre.
Fresh from an acclaimed sold-out season in the Dorfman Theatre, People, Places and Things is an intoxicating new play about surviving the modern world.
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