The Way Of The World


Family, money, desire: the rules of the game, the way of the world. Lady Wishfort's sprawling, dysfunctional family are riven by desire - there's everything to lose and six thousand pounds to gain.
The Way Of The World at The Donmar Warehouse

Image: The Donmar Warehouse


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Donmar Warehouse
Started: Thursday 29 March 2018
Closed: Saturday 26 May 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Following their collaboration on the mesmerising Roots in 2013, James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett in the role of Lady Wishfort.

Synopsis


Family, money, desire: the rules of the game, the way of the world.


Lady Wishfort's sprawling, dysfunctional family are riven by desire - there's everything to lose and six thousand pounds to gain.


Congreve's glorious ensemble of characters battle it out in this exposing, satirical comedy where everyone needs to win just to get by.


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Box office tel: 0844 871 7624

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 29 March 2018

Closes:Saturday 26 May 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Previews:

Stalls: £37.50, £27.50


Circle: £27.50, £17.50


Standard:

Stalls: £40, £30


Circle: £30, £20, £10


Concessions:

For over 60s: £40 reduced to £32.50 and £30 reduced to £25 (matinees only)


Disabled customers: £20 (must be booked in advance. Phone bookings only)


Access information


Captioned performance:

Monday 14 May 2018, 7.30pm


Audio‑described performance:

Saturday 12 May 2018, 2.30pm (touch tour 1.00pm)


Cast


Linda Bassett

Creatives


Author: William Congreve
Composer: Max Ringham
Director: James Macdonald
Designer: Anna Fleischle
Lighting: Peter Mumford
Sound: Max Ringham
Production: Donmar Warehouse

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