Events :: play

Nov-Jan
22-11
   

Orange Tree Theatre
BARB JUNGR

Orange Tree favourite Barb Jungr makes a welcome return this winter. Since her last visit, her reputation as "one of the world's great cabaret singers" (Time Out New York) may have gone to her head, as she will now only sing songs by writers whose names start with the letter B. But this means she can return to two colossi of popular song, whose writing has helped define her whole career. more information about BARB JUNGR


December
14-29
   

Orange Tree Theatre
CANDIDA

Eugene believes in love, free-thinking and liberation: James in social justice for all and conventional married life for himself. Candida believes in her own strength and her right to run her life as she wants.

A young man with the soul of a poet clashes with a popular Socialist preacher and threatens his domestic happiness. Only Candida can decide who is the stronger - and who's to be the winner.

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January
18-25
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

Telling of one family and its self-discovery over the course of a long August day in 1912, when James Tyrone, a hugely successful immigrant Irish actor has retreated with his wife and two sons to their Connecticut seaside home.

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January
25-31
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Amadeus

By Peter Shaffer

Music, power, jealousy and the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with ...

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February
23-29
   

Teddington Theatre Club
The Revlon Girl

By Neil Anthony Docking

A heart-wrenching story of how lipstick brings hope

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Set eight months after the death of 116 children in the Aberfan disaster of 1966, The Revlon Girl tells the real-life story of a group of bereaved mothers who met every week, to support each other.

Realising they'd let themselves go but afraid of local gossip, ...

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March
7-13
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Cause Celebre

By Terence Rattigan

What chance for justice when the public wants its pound of flesh?

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Terence Rattigan's final play is based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who in 1935 stood trial with her 18 year old lover for the murder of her older husband. Her counterpoint is the fictional Edith Davenport, steely chairwoman of the jury, whose own ...

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March
21-28
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

Webster's stunning tragedy explores class and gender inequality, misogyny, madness and murder in a High Renaissance court. Recent exposés of toxic masculinity by the #MeToo movement provide one the many contemporary resonances of the play. This adaptation transports the drama to a wealthy 'Mafia' family, set against the backdrop of a 1960s Italian film studio and the Vatican.

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May
2-9
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
SUMMERLAND

The year is 1869. The place is New York City. The dust is settling after the carnage and destruction of the American Civil War and, on Broadway, William H Mumler has set up his photography studio with his wife Katherine. Although he charges high prices he has many clients, especially among the rich and famous of the city. For William H Mumler is no ordinary photographer... RSS is proud to present the first European production of Arlitia Jones' thrilling and suspenseful play.

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May
9-15
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Loot

By Joe Orton

Riotous slapstick meets dubious morals in Orton's outrageous comic masterpiece

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Two young friends stash the proceeds of a bank robbery in an occupied coffin, attempting to hide their spoils from the attentions of a psychopathic policeman, a serial-killer nurse and a grieving widower. In the ensuing comic carnage, Orton creates a ...

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June
14-20
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Teechers

By John Godber

An A* classroom comedy from one of Britain's most popular playwrights

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This frantic play within a play sees students Gail, Hobby and Salty pay homage to their idealistic drama teacher Mr Nixon in an end-of-term play.

depicts life in a modern school with all its social politics for both teachers and students alike. Far too many characters ...

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Jun-Jul
27-3
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Gypsy

Book by Arthur LaurentsMusic by Jule StyneLyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Breaking out and breaking free. The musical story of Miss Gypsy Rose Lee

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Gypsy - the multi-award winning musical based on the true story of Rose Thompson Hovick and her daughters June and Louise as they struggle to succeed in show business. Follow the flourishing of Louise, as she ...

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February
21-24
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
DREAM

The Young Actors' Company enter a world of higher nature, supernature and illusion, as they invite you to join them in Shakespeare's eternal tale of truth and beauty. The premise of this ever-popular work is taken forward in a new creation, perfectly suited to our time, and engineered for your magical mystery and delight.

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