John Christie: Glyndebourne founder
Whether or not you're familiar with the glamour and grandeur of Glyndebourne, England's biggest opera festival, the story of the man that founded it is the stuff that good drama is made of. A decorated war hero with a soprano wife, John Christie turned his enthusiasm for Wagner into the ambitious construction of an Opera House on his Sussex estate. The ensuing story incorporates love, determination and a desire for creative excellence, set against the backdrop of World War II.
David Hare: Hampstread Theatre new play
After the success of The Judas Kiss, David Hare returns to the Hampstead Theatre to premiere another new play. With smash hit shows including Behind the Beautiful Forevers and Skylight, David Hare is a National Treasure. This will be the forth creative collaboration between David Hare and Jeremy Herrin, Headlong Theatre Artistic Director who was at the helm of hit plays including The Nether (Royal Court and West End) and Bring up the Bodies (Aldwych Theatre).
Nancy Carroll Roger Allam, Theatre 2015
After impressing in Seminar (Hampstead Theatre) last year, Roger Allam returns to the North London stage. The Olivier Award winning stage veteran is as well known for playing Shakespeare at the Globe as he his for high profile film roles including The Book Thief and The Iron Lady. Allam will be joined on stage by Olivier-winning actress Nancy Carroll, who recently impressed in Closer (Donmar Warehouse).
|What||The Moderate Soprano, Hampstead Theatre|
Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, London, NW3 3EU | MAP
|Nearest tube||Swiss Cottage (underground)|
23 Oct 15 – 28 Nov 15, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
|Price||£10 - £35|
|Website||Click here to book via Hampstead Theatre|