Last Updated on 28th May 2020
The Jamie Lloyd Company has postponed its productions of The Seagull and A Doll’s House as a result of theatre closures due to VOVID-19.
The Jamie Lloyd Company, the partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and Artistic Director Jamie Lloydtoday announce, due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’sThe Seagull and Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a version by Frank McGuinness are both now postponed. When the season reopens Emilia Clarke will reprise her role as Nina in The Seagull and Jessica Chastain will lead the company of A Doll’s House, with full casts and dates to be announced.
Jamie Lloyd said today, “This is, of course, an incredibly challenging time for everyone, but we are looking forward to presenting our season to audiences in the future. I’m thrilled that Emilia Clarke and Jessica Chastain will lead The Seagull and A Doll’s House as soon as we can get back into the theatre. We also remain committed to offering thousands of £15 and free tickets, together with our unique education work and our exciting new Emerge scheme, as soon as the season reopens.”
The Seagull and A Doll’s House formed part of company’s Playhouse season, supported by British Airways, which opened with the critically acclaimed production of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp and starring James McAvoy.
The Seagull features design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jackie Shemesh, composition & sound design by George Dennis, costume supervision by Anna Josephs, props supervision by Fahmida Bakht, associate Direction by Jonathan Glew, associate design by Rachel Wingate, and Stuart Burt CDG as a casting director.
A Doll’s House features design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jon Clark, and composition & sound design by Ben and Max Ringham.