Brian Friel’s modern classic is a powerful account of nationhood.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play comes to the National Theatre after a sold-out run at the Orange Tree Theatre.
August Strindberg's Miss Julie finds a new home in contemporary London.
The Lehman Trilogy
The story of a family and a company that changed the world.
Rodney Ackland’s extraordinarily provocative play emerges as an intoxicating plunge into post-war Soho.
‘I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.’ With Bryan Cranston in the role of Howard Beale.
Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.
Natasha Gordon’s debut play Nine Night is a touching and very funny exploration of the rituals of family.
Pinocchio comes to life as never before. For brave 8-year-olds and above.
An uncanny new play by Annie Baker, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick had a sold-out run at the National in 2016.
The Winter's Tale
This exciting new version is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for younger audiences.
Peter Shaffer’s iconic play returns to the National Theatre in 2018, with Lucian Msamati as Salieri and Adam Gillen as Mozart.
The Great Wave
Set in Japan and North Korea, Francis Turnly’s epic new thriller is a co-production with the Tricycle Theatre.