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London Rep - National Theatre


We have 13 shows listed.

Macbeth

Playing now

Shakespeare - tragedy

National TheatreVideo available for this show
National Theatre - Olivier
Booking to: 12 May 2018
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.


Absolute Hell

Playing now

Drama

National TheatreVideo available for this show
Bomb-blasted London. A Soho den in the hangover from World War II, where members drink into the darkness, night after night. Lying, fighting and seducing, these lost souls and bruised lovers struggle from the rubble of war towards an unknown future.


Nine Night

Playing now

Drama

National Theatre
Gloria is gravely sick. When her time comes, the celebration begins; the traditional Jamaican Nine Night Wake. But for Gloria's children and grandchildren, marking her death with a party that lasts over a week is a test.


Translations

Playing now

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
Booking to: 7 Jul 2018
Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English.


Julie

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Lyttleton
31 May 2018 Booking to: 4 Aug 2018
Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristen clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean. It descends into a savage fight for survival.


An Octoroon

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
7 Jun To 18 Jul 2018
In 1859, white Irish playwright Dion Boucicault writes a hit play about America. Today, a black American playwright attempts to do the same.


The Lehman Trilogy

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre
4 Jul 2018 Booking to: 8 Aug 2018
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.


Exit the King

Upcoming show

Black comedy

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
17 Jul 2018 Booking to: 8 Sep 2018
Somewhere in Europe the kingdom is disintegrating. It's the last day of King Bérenger's life. Queen Marguerite is preparing for the end and Queen Marie is in denial. The King is 400 years old and dying, but he's clinging on for dear life.


Home, I'm Darling

Upcoming show

Comedy

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
24 Jul To 5 Sep 2018
How happily married are the happily married? Every couple needs a little fantasy to keep their marriage sparkling. But behind the gingham curtains, things start to unravel, and being a domestic goddess is not as easy as it seems.


The Star Seekers

Upcoming show

Kids/ family

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
8 Aug To 1 Sep 2018
Do you want to fly to the moon? Visit a space station? Become an astronaut? Star Seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo need your help to save their space station, collect all the orbs and delve into the great unanswered question of the universe.


Pericles

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
26 Aug To 28 Aug 2018
Prince Pericles has everything but understands little. When a reckless act threatens his safety, he must flee his home and take to sea. Reliant on the whims of the fates and the kindness of strangers, Pericles is driven from shore to shore.


Hadestown

Upcoming show

Musical

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
2 Nov 2018 To 26 Jan 2019
In the warmth of summertime, songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice are living it up and falling in love. But as winter approaches, reality sets in. Tempted by the promise of plenty, Eurydice is lured to the depths of industrial Hadestown.


Follies

Upcoming show

Musical

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
14 Feb 2019 Booking to: 26 Mar 2019
New York, 1971. There's a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. 30 years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.



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