Clybourne Park Comes To Richmond Theatre

Book tickets for Clybourne Park at Richmond Theatre

The Mercury Theatre’s production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris will tour the UK starting at the Richmond Theatre from 25th – 30th April 2016. This razor-sharp satire lifts the lid on race and real estate in a fictional Chicago neighbourhoood. The swinging sixties are just around the corner as a black family move into a suburban white enclave, triggering all too predivtable mutterings from the neighbours. Fifty years on, we return to the same house in 2009 as gentification moves in and the roles are reversed. Acclaimed by critics and audiences alike since its debut on Broadway in 2009, Clybourne Park took the West End by storm following a sold out run at the Royal Court Theatre in London. It has been awarded Best Play at the Olivier Awards, the Evening Standard Best Play Award, the South Bank Sky Arts Theatre Award, Critics’ Circle Best Play Award and the Tony Award … Read more

Casa Valentina Cast Announced

The cast of Casa Valentina at the Southwark Playhouse.

Producer Paul Taylor-Mills and Director Luke Sheppard have announced their cast for the upcoming European premiere of Harvey Fierstein’s play Casa Valentina at Southwark Playhouse. The cast will include Tamsin Carroll (Rita), Ben Deery (Miranda), Charlie Hayes (Eleanor), Bruce Montague (Terry), Robert Morgan (Amy), Matt Rixon (Bessie), Ashley Robinson (Gloria), Gareth Snook (Charlotte) and Edward Wolstenholme (Valentina). Set in 1962, in the picturesque Catskills mountains of New York, a group of heterosexual men escape from the City to spend their weekend dressed as women. In this cross dressing colony they leave their families, friends and city jobs behind to safely inhabit their female alter egos and release their inner woman. However when given the choice to share their secret lives with the world, the group have to decide whether the freedom gained by the openness is worth the personal risk. Based on real–life events, this delightfully insightful and hilariously entertaining … Read more

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