What to book at the National Theatre
From an Elena Ferrante epic to a Neil Gaiman fantasy, here's what to see in the National Theatre new season.
Public booking opens at 8:30am on Friday 5 July.
Reclusive Italian writer Elena Ferrante sparked an international media frenzy with her irresistibly absorbing series of four Neapolitan novels. This epic two-play adaptation, which comes to the National after impressing at Kingston, brings Lila and Lenu's story to life.Read more ...
After impressing with sell-out Barber Shop Chronicles, Inua Ellams retruns to the National Theatre with a new take on Chekhov's Three Sisters. Shifting the classic story from 1900 Russia to 1967 Nigeria, it examines themes of desperation against the backdrop of the Biafran War.Read more ...
Playwright Alexander Zeldin is challenging perceptions by putting overlooked and vulnerable sections of society in the spotlight. After Beyond Caring (Yard Theatre and National Theatre 2015 and LOVE (National Theatre 2016, Zeldin's trilogy of plays concludes with Faith, Hope and Charity.Read more ...
Pulitzer-winner Annie Baker is one of America's rising star playwrights, celebrated for capturing the cadences of realism in shows that subtly shift theatrical forms. After impressing with first The Flick then John, she returns to the National Theatre with a surreal exploration of story-telling.Read more ...
Enter a magical world plagued by dark forces in a new show based on the 2013 novel by Neil Gaiman, the ever imaginative writer behind Good Omens, American Gods, Coraline and Stardust.Read more ...
Step into a virtual reality and explore the influence of West Indian culture on music with singer Nubiya Brandon and NuShape Orchestra in this new virtual reality exhibition in the foyer area of the National Theatre.Read more ...
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