Amadeus on National Theatre at Home


London theatre news: Friday 10 July 2020


National Theatre - Online - Streaming

Upcoming next week from National Theatre at Home - Peter Shaffer’s iconic play about the jealously and rivalry between musical prodigy Mozart and court composer Salieri.

Click for Amadeus trailer

Image courtesy National Theatre


Next week from National Theatre at Home ... Peter Shaffer's iconic play Amadeus.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives determined to make a splash.


Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it.


Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.


Peter Shaffer's play had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, winning multiple Olivier and Tony awards before being adapted into an Academy Award-winning film.


In this production, directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations, The World of Extreme Happiness), Lucian Msamati (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, 'Master Harold'… and the boys) plays Salieri - with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.


Amadeus will be streaming from 7pm on Thursday 16 July until 7pm on Thursday 23 July 2020 - watch it on the National Theatre's YouTube channel.


Here's the trailer ...


[Photo_1]


About London theatre news from ActDrop


We cover all kinds of news stories about theatre in the London area including items about West End, Fringe, Off West End and other venues, as well as new shows coming to the capital, theatre events like scratch nights, theatre festivals and other interesting theatre news that can't be so easily classified!


We'd love to hear from you if you have a news story we can share with theatre-goers.


Just use this form to contact us.


If you are a producer, PR agent or a representative of a theatre company, we have a special page just for you.


And thanks for visiting ActDrop!


Advertisement

Buy tickets for The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre