The Almeida Theatre today announces a new production of Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck, in a new version created by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke.
It is Icke’s first show at the Almeida since Hamlet in 2017 and follows his previously acclaimed productions of Mary Stuart, Oresteia, Uncle Vanya, Mr Burns and 1984. It opens on Tuesday 23 October, with previews from Monday 15 October, and runs until Saturday 1 December.
The creative team includes:
Design: Bunny Christie; Light: Elliot Griggs; Sound: Tom Gibbons; Casting: Julia Horan.
Casting to be announced.
Also announced today is a one-day Almeida For Free festival taking place on Saturday 27 October, following the previous success of Almeida For Free during the runs of Summer and Smoke and Hamlet. The event includes a matinee performance made exclusively free to 25s and under, a Q&A with Robert Icke and workshops run by theatre practitioners.
Full details to be announced soon.