Today we announce the Almeida Theatre’s new season:
Simon Russell Beale takes the title role in Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Richard the Second, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
For the first time, the Almeida collaborates with National Theatre Live to broadcast The Tragedy of King Richard the Second on Tuesday 15 January 2019 to cinemas in the UK and internationally.
The world premiere of Shipwreck, a new play by Anne Washburn, directed by Rupert Goold.
Almeida Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall and Patsy Ferran reunite, following Summer and Smoke, for Chekhov’s Three Sisters, in a new version by Cordelia Lynn.
Almeida For Free, the annual free festival for 25s and under, to take place during the run of Three Sisters, following the success of previous festivals during Hamlet and Summer and Smoke.
The world premiere stage adaptation of Thomas Vinterberg’s acclaimed film The Hunt, adapted by David Farr and directed by Rupert Goold.
Tinuke Craig directs a new version of Maxim Gorky’s Vassa, adapted by Mike Bartlett.
Also announced today, the Almeida’s new Youth Advisory Board, a group of young people aged between 18-25 who will advise on key areas of the company’s work.