London’s Old Vic Theatre experiments with socially distanced performances
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The Old Vic’s acclaimed production of Girl From The North Country has announced an official London cast recording. Written and directed by Conor McPherson and set to Bob Dylan’s songs, Girl from the North Country is aptly set in Bob Dylan’s hometown of Duluth, Minnesota in the depression era of 1934. The original story follows a guesthouse owner, Nick, who owes more money than he can ever repay, his wife Elizabeth who is losing her mind, their daughter and guests who all have a story to tell. Brought to life by a 20-piece company of actors and musicians, award-winning playwright …
RICHARD GRIEVE in High Society at the Old Vic
Full casting for The Old Vic’s sparkling new production of High Society has been announced.
Kevin Spacey is to be honoured with a special award at the 2015 Oliviers.
Principal casting announced for the Old Vic’s production of High Society.
Kevin Spacey stars in Thea Sharrock’s production of Clarence Darrow at the Old Vic Theatre.
Cole Porter’s High Society set for major revival at the Old Vic directed by Maria Friedman.
Rumours are circulating that the Old Vic may be reviving classic musical High Society.
A live cinema broadcast of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, staged at the Old Vic starring Richard Armitage
Reviews round-up of Electra at the Old Vic starring Kristin Scott Thomas
Production photos of Electra at the Old Vic Theatre starring Kristin Scott Thomas
Production photos of The Crucible at the Old Vic starring Richard Armitage
A round-up of reviews for The Crucible at the Old Vic Theatre starring Richard Armitage.
Kristin Scott Thomas to be joined by Diana Quick and Jack Lowden in Sophocles’ epic Greek drama Electra at the Old Vic Theatre.
Photo First Look of Richard Armitage in The Crucible at the Old Vic Theatre
Matilda and Ghost The Musical director Matthew Warchus is to succeed Kevin Spacey as Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre.
RICHARD ARMITAGE in The Crucible
The Old Vic presents Arthur Miller’s modern classic The Crucible starring Richard Armitage.
Ian Rickson directs Kristin Scott Thomas in Sophocles’ tragedy Electra at the Old Vic Theatre in the round.
The Old Vic theatre has announced its new Summer and Autumn 2014 season
American star Martha Plimpton joins the cast of Other Desert Cities at the Old Vic Theatre.
Clare Higgins in Other Desert Cities
Sinéad Cusack in Other Desert Cities
FORTUNE’S FOOL: Due to illness Iain Glen has had to withdraw from the Old Vic production, replaced by William Houston
The Old Vic’s new 2014 season starts with the UK premiere of Broadway play Other Desert Cities.
Lindsay Posner directs the UK premiere of Broadway hit Other Desert Cities at the Old Vic.
Poster First Look: Fortune’s Fool poster starring Iain Glen at the Old Vic
David Hare and Penelope Wilton’s shared introduction to the National Theatre.
The West End debut of Turgenev’s savagely funny play Fortune’s Fool at the Old Vic Theatre.
A round-up of reviews for Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic.
New Poster: Mark Rylance directs Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones in Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic Theatre this Autumn. While young lovers Claudio and Hero threaten to have their imminent nuptials thwarted by the resentful scheming of a Prince, marriage seems inconceivable for reluctant lovers Beatrice (Vanessa Redgrave) and Benedick (James Earl Jones). Redgrave and Earl Jones take on these roles for the first time. Book tickets to Much Ado About Nothing starring Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones
Mark Rylance directs James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in Shakespeare’s timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing opening on 19 September 2013 with previews from 7 September. Further cast includes Tim Barlow, Penelope Beaumont, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Katherine Carlton, Beth Cooke, Alan David, Michael Elwyn, Lloyd Everitt, James Garnon, Melody Grove, Trevor Laird, Leroy Osei-Bonsu, Mark Ross, Peter Wight and Danny Lee Wynter.
PHOTO FLASH: New poster for Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic
SETH NUMRICH in Sweet Bird of Youth
KIM CATTRALL in Sweet Bird of Youth
What’s playing and coming up at the Old Vic Theatre
Mark Rylance directs Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones in Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic Theatre this Autumn.
HENRY GOODMAN in The Winslow Boy
Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) and Seth Numrich (Golden Boy) star in Tennessee Williams’s powerful and poetic play Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Marianne Elliott (War Horse).
Lindsay Posner directs Henry Goodman as Arthur Winslow in Terence Rattigan’s classic play The Winslow Boy at the Old Vic.
Production photos of Kiss Me, Kate at the Old Vic Theatre
Reviews round-up of Kiss Me, Kate at the Old Vic Theatre
Hollywood actress Kim Cattrall will make her Old Vic debut next year in a new production of Tennessee Williams’s play Sweet Bird of Youth.
A round-up of reviews of Hedda Gabler starring Sheridan Smith at the Old Vic Theatre in London
Save 35% on tickets to see Sheridan Smith in Hedda Gabler at the Old Vic.
Trevor Nunn directs Cole Porter’s Broadway musical Kiss Me, Kate starring Adam Garcia, Hannah Waddingham, Alex Bourne, David Burt and Clive Rowe.
Olivier Award-winning actress Sheridan Smith stars as Hedda Gabler in Anna Mackmin’s brand new production of Ibsen’s drama, in an adaptation by Brian Friel. Also stars Buffy Davis, Anne Reid, Adrian Scarborough and Fenella Woolgar.
Michael Frayn’s fast-paced, gripping spy thriller gets a timely revival at the Old Vic Theatre after terrific reviews for Paul Miller’s production in Sheffield. Stars Patrick Drury, Aidan McArdle and Richard Hope.
Reviews of the Duchess of Malfi at the Old Vic Theatre starring Eve Best.
HARRY LLOYD in The Duchess of Malfi
EVE BEST in The Duchess of Malfi
The full cast of Jamie Lloyd’s new production of John Webster’s classic Jacobean tragedy The Duchess of Malfi has been announced.
Eve Best (Nurse Jackie) returns to The Old Vic in John Webster’s great Jacobean tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi, directed by Jamie Lloyd.
An all-star cast including Janie Dee, Robert Glenister, Jamie Glover, Amy Nuttall and Celia Imrie star in Lindsay Posner’s brand new production of Michael Frayn’s irresistible, multi-award-winning backstage comedy Noises Off.
ROBERT SHEEHAN in The Playboy of the Western World
RUTH NEGGA in The Playboy of the Western World
John Crowley directs J M Synge’s rich Irish comedy The Playboy of the Western World at the Old Vic, starring Niamh Cusack, Ruth Negga and Robert Sheehan.
A round-up of reviews of Richard III at the Old Vic Theatre starring Kevin Spacey.
Production photos of Terence Rattigan’s Cause Celebre at the Old Vic Theatre