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In the West End, the closure will continue up to and including 2 August 2020 (announced on 3 June).


The show below is due to open after that date so (on current information) it is likely to go ahead as scheduled.



They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

2 Nov 2020 to 30 Jan 2021

The Bridge Theatre

The real-life dance marathons of Depression-era America could last weeks, even months. Paula Vogel's new play is based on Horace McCoy's classic story of ambition, desperation and determination.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? at The Bridge Theatre

Image: The Bridge Theatre

Show details

Synopsis


The real-life dance marathons of Depression-era America could last weeks, even months.


Paula Vogel's new play is based on Horace McCoy's classic story of ambition, desperation and determination.


In Marianne Elliott and Steve Hoggett's production, The Bridge will be transformed into a 1930s dance hall.


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


Set design by Bob Crowley, music by Charlotte and Mike Truman, and casting by Charlotte Sutton.


A co-production between London Theatre Company and Elliott & Harper productions, with Brandon Millan and Rick Sparks.


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Postal address:
One Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge Road
London SE1 2AA

Box office tel: 0843 208 1846

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 2 November 2020

Press night:Tuesday 17 November 2020

Closes:Saturday 30 January 2021

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm on 27 Nov)

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Running time: To be confirmed

Tickets


Standard:
£72.50, £57.50, £39.50, £25, £15

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Access information


Audio Described: Saturday 23 January, 2.30pm

Captioned: Saturday 16 January, 2.30pm


Creatives


Author: Horace McCoy, adapted by Paula Vogel
Composer: Charlotte & Mike Truman
Director: Marianne Elliott & Steven Hoggett
Set designer: Bob Crowley
Production: London Theatre Company and Elliott & Harper productions, with Brandon Millan and Rick Sparks

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