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March - August 2018 at the National Theatre

Exit the King - Photos of Indira Varma (Queen Marguerite),  Rhys Ifans (King Berenger), Amy Morgan (Queen Marie), Derek Griffiths (The Guard), Debra Gillett (The Nurse) and Adrian Scarborough (The Doctor) as playing card characters

Follies

After a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, returns in 2019.
 

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Follies - close-up photo of a woman in make-up
River Stage 2018 - Bearded artist in a green lace dress and short red wig
Home I'm Darling. Photograph of Katherine Parkinson, wearing a 1950s floral skirt and an apron, holding a tray with two cocktails

Pericles

A huge company of all ages from across London join with professional artists to present a musical version of Shakespeare's classic tale.

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Pericles - Graphic of a sailboat tossed upon waves made of the outline of hands

Hadestown

A new musical mixing modern American folk with vintage New Orleans jazz to reimagine Orpheus' journey to the underworld.

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Hadestown - a single red flower held in a hand against a dark background
The Star Seekers - photo of the three Star Seekers, Alph, Betty and Gammo

More performances announced

Translations poster, with Colin Morgan in rough, mud-splattered clothes
 Julie - poster with Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa sitting clothed in a partially filled bath
The Lehman Trilogy - a tightrope walker above the New York skyline

Final performances already announced

Absolute Hell

Rodney Ackland’s extraordinarily provocative play emerges as an intoxicating plunge into post-war Soho.

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Absolute Hell - b&w photo of a woman drinking

Nine Night

Natasha Gordon’s debut play Nine Night is a touching and very funny exploration of the rituals of family.

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Nine Night - procession of mourners

Amadeus

Peter Shaffer’s iconic play returns to the National Theatre in 2018, with Lucian Msamati as Salieri and Adam Gillen as Mozart.

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Amadeus poster with photo of Lucien Msamati

An Octoroon

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play comes to the National Theatre after a sold-out run at the Orange Tree Theatre.

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An Octoroon poster with Ken Mwosu, bare-chested with head splattered with white liquid, seemingly dripping upwards

Macbeth

Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

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Macbeth - photo with Anne-Marie Duff and Rory Kinnear

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