Future productions at the National Theatre

On this page you will find a list of forthcoming productions which will open at the NT in coming months.

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For information about productions which are currently booking, see the Buy tickets and what's on section.

Summer 2015 and beyond

Three Days in the Country
by Patrick Marber, after Turgenev
Patrick Marber directs his new version of A Month in the Country, opening in the Lyttelton Theatre in July.

Our Country's Good
by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by Nadia Fall. Travelex £15 Tickets, opening in the Olivier Theatre in August.

People, Places and Things
a new play by Duncan Macmillan
Presented in a co-production with Headlong, directed by Jeremy Herrin, opening in the Dorfman Theatre in August.

Jane Eyre                         
Bristol Old Vic’s highly-praised staging of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece Jane Eyre, originally presented in two parts, will come to the National as a single evening co-production, again devised by the Company and directed by Sally Cookson. Opening in the Lyttelton Theatre in September, it will return to Bristol Old Vic in January 2016.

Husbands and Sons
DH Lawrence’s trilogy of mining dramas - The Daughter-in-Law, A Collier’s Friday Night and The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd - adapted by Ben Power into a single play.
Marianne Elliott will direct a cast led by Anne-Marie Duff, in a co-production with the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Opening in the Dorfman in October and at the Royal Exchange from February 2016.

As You Like It
Polly Findlay will direct Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It, in the play’s first main stage production at the NT since 1980. Opening in the Olivier Theatre in November.

Roger Michell will direct Harley Granville Barker’s political tragedy Waste. Opening in the Lyttelton Theatre in November.

Evening at the Talk House
A new play by Wallace Shawn, will be directed by Ian Rickson and produced in association with Scott Rudin. Opening in the Dorfman Theatre in November.

Here We Go                        
A new play by Caryl Churchill, directed by NT Associate Director Dominic Cooke. Opening in the Dorfman Theatre in December.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Dominic Cooke will also direct August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, in its first major London revival since the UK premiere at the National Theatre in 1989. Opening in the Lyttelton Theatre in January 2016.