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The Threepenny Opera
Opens May 11
Young Chekhov: Ivanov
Opens Jun 19
Young Chekhov: Platonov
Opens Jul 14
Young Chekhov: The Seagull
Opens Jul 23
Opens Oct 13
Opens May 11, 2016
Homegrown stage and film star Rory Kinnear is set to lead Kurt Weill and poet-playwright Bert Brecht's satirical opera, in itself a nod to the Beggar's Opera as part of the 2016 National Theatre season led by Rufus Norris. The double Olivier Award winner will star as anti-hero Macheath (or Mack The Knife) in this play with songs, set in the Victorian era of London.
June 19-September 3, 2016
Often referred to as 'The Russian Hamlet', Chekhov's 1887 work centers on 'superflous man' Nikola Ivanov, a man whose melancholia affects all of those around him. Reputedly written in just ten days, Ivanov is seen as a direct precursor to the playwright's later masterpieces, exploring the theme of disillusionment played out amongst a cast of semi-rich nobles.
July 14-September 3, 2016
David Hare's acclaimed trilogy of Chekhov adaptations begins with Platonov, the playwright's first major work and maybe his funniest. James McArdle stars as the titular Platonov, a charismatic school teacher who finds himself the centre of attention at a birthday party thrown by an old flame.
July 23-September 3, 2016
David Hare (Skylight) brings Chekhov's masterpiece to back to the London stage. Written in 1895, The Seagull expertly weaves the comic and tragic in a group portrait of existential angst and unrequited love. Anna Chancellor (Private Lives) and Geoffrey Streatfield (The Hollow Crown) are among the cast.
Opens October 13, 2016
As part of Rufus Norris' inaugural season at the National, he has announced a programme of diversely cast plays, including this brand-new revival of Amadeus with colour-blind casting. Last seen on the NT stage in 1979 when it premiered, Amadeus explores the stormy relationship between aging court composer Antonio Salieri and genius young upstart Mozart. Salieri will be played by British-Tanzanian veteran actor Lucian Msamati.
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