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Coming up at the NT

2017 and beyond

all 3 theatres at the National

Coming up at the NT

Booking for these new shows opens in 2017 and 2018.

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Olivier Theatre

As part of the £15 Travelex Season Rory Mullarkey's epic new folk play Saint George and the Dragon opens in October 2017
The world premiere is directed by National Theatre Associate Lyndsey Turner with design by Rae Smith. 

Michael Longhurst's sell-out production of Amadeus returns to the Olivier in January 2018. Lucian Msamati once again leads the company of actors, singers and musician.

In Spring 2018 Rufus Norris directs Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in Macbeth, Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy, 25 years after his last Shakespeare production. Broadcast to cinemas by NT Live in 2018.

Simon Godwin's new production of Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare, with Ralph Fiennes as Antony, is now planned for later in 2018.

Lyttelton Theatre

Ivo van Hove will direct the world premiere of Network, based on the Oscar-winning film and featuring a UK stage debut for Bryan Cranston. in November 2017. This new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky is a new adapatation by Lee Hall.
Network is produced in association with Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies. Production supported by Marcia Grand for the memory of Richard Grand.

In December John Tiffany directs the world premiere of Pinocchio by Dennis Kelly with songs and score from the Walt Disney film by Leigh Harline, Ned Washington and Paul J. Smith, newly adapted by Martin Lowe. Presented by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions.

Dorfman Theatre

In October 2017 David Eldridge's new romantic comedy Beginning will be directed by Polly Findlay. In the early hours of the morning, in the aftermath of a party in north London, two people meet. And nothing will ever be the same for them again.

Following The Flick in 2016, Annie Baker returns to the Dorfman with her new play, John. James Macdonald directs the European premiere in early 2018.

In Spring 2018, Indhu Rubasingham will direct the Francis Turnly’s new play The Great Wave, which is set in Japan and North Korea and is a co-production with the Tricycle Theatre.

NT Live

National Theatre Live will broadcast the return of Simon Stone's sold-out production of Yerma, at the Young Vic with Billie Piper in the title role.

At the National Theatre, broadcasts include Angels in America, Peter Pan and Macbeth