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All About Eve

Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 3:00 PM
Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 3:00 PM

By: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Directed by: Ivo van Hove
Starring: Lily James, Gillian Anderson

Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove, asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old. Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James.

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Small Island

Saturday July 13, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Adapted By: Helen Edmundson
Based on the Novel by: Andrea Levy

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury, England.

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The Audience

Sunday July 14, 2019 | 3:00 PM

By: Peter Morgan
Directed by: Stephan Daldry
Starring: Helen Mirren

From the old warrior Winston Churchill, to the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair right up to today’s meetings with the current incumbent David Cameron, the Queen advises her Prime Ministers on all matters both public and personal. Through these private audiences, we see glimpses of the woman behind the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch.

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Hamlet

Sunday, July 21, 2019 | 3:00 PM

By: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Lyndsey Turner
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

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The Lehman Trilogy

Sunday, July 28, 2019 | 3:00 PM

By: Stefano Massini
Adapted by: Ben Power
Directed by: Sam Mendes

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall,The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.

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