Director: Lynette Linton; Written by: Lynne Nottage
Following its sold-out run at the Donmar Warehouse, the Olivier Award-nominated play Sweat will be coming to Gielgud Theatre for a limited run of just 50 shows.
The story explores the relationships and friendships of local factory workers in an American bar, and the fear caused by the de-industrialisation of their community. Racial tensions simmer underneath and soon the mounting anger leads to a devastating outcome for Reading's residents.
Evening Standard★★★★★ – "By turns profound, terrifying, earthy and witty, Lynette Linton's superbly calibrated production excels fromstart to finish" The Guardian★★★★★ – "A breathtaking new play" Daily Telegraph★★★★★ – "A knock-out blow of theatrical force" Financial Times★★★★★ – "A humane, heartbreaking and magnificent play"
Shakespeare’s Henry V – 30 Apr to 11 Oct 2019 – When the French dismiss Henry V's claim to his ancestral lands across the Channel he marches the English army to Agincourt
Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night – 4, 7 May, 17 Jun, 13, 16, 18 and 21 Aug 2019 – Twelfth Night is a farcical tale of mistaken identities and is one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies
Shakespeare’s Pericles – 5, 9 May, 18 Jun, 15 and 21 Aug 2019 – Prince Pericles flees his kingdom and takes to the sea for an adventure that leaves him shipwrecked and fighting for his love
The Comedy of Errors – 6, 11 May, 18, 21 Jun, 14, 18, 20 and 23 Aug 2019 – Shakespeare's witty play of mistaken identity sees two sets of estranged twins wandering through the streets of the same town
The Merry Wives of Windsor – 17 May to 12 Oct 2019 – See one of Shakespeare's best-loved characters get his comeuppance when Falstaff tries to woo the Merry Wives of Windsor
Strictly Come Dancing — The Professionals – 18 May 2019 – If you're a fan of TV's Strictly then get down to Apollo and see ten of the professional dancers live on stage
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) – 21 May to 15 Jun 2019 – Dead Dog In A Suitcase is a twisted morality tale based on John Gay's musical satire, Beggar's Opera.
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