Equus


When teenager Alan Strang's pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy's violent act.
Equus at Theatre Royal (Stratford East)

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Overview


Genre: Thriller
Venue: Theatre Royal (Stratford East)
Starts: Friday 15 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 23 March 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 14+

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Background


Award-winning director Ned Bennett brings Peter Shaffer's psychological thriller Equus to the stage in a bold new production of the critically-acclaimed classic.


Equus is a co-production between UK Theatre Award winners English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East.


Synopsis


When teenager Alan Strang's pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy's violent act.


As Dysart delves into Alan's world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
Gerry Raffles Square
Stratford
London E15 1BN

Box office tel: 020 8534 0310

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 15 February 2019

Press night:Thursday 21 February 2019

Closes:Saturday 23 March 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Saturday - 2-30pm

Thursday - 2-30pm (from 7 Mar)


Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £24

Standard:
£10 - £32

Concessions:
£10 tickets for under 26s

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Access information


BSL Performance ‑ Thu 14 Mar, 7.30pm


Captioned Performance ‑ Fri 15 Mar, 7.30pm


Audio Described Performance ‑ Sat 16 Mar, 2.30pm


Creatives


Author: Sir Peter Shaffer
Director: Ned Bennett
Production: English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East

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