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July 6 - September 7, 2019

You will not see a better production of this masterpiece

The Observer

Why See Equus?

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West End Transfer

Hot off the back of a five-star run at Theatre Royal Stratford East and a subsequent U.K tour, Trafalgar Studios will host the West End premiere of Ned Bennet's stunning revival of Peter Schaffer's 1973 masterpiece this summer.

Retaining much of its original cast, including Ethan Kai as troubled teen Alan Strang and Zubin Varla as Dr. Martin Dysart, the psychiatrist charged with unraveling his motives, the odds are that this transfixing psychodrama will surely repeat it's out of town success and become one of the season's most sought-after tickets.

The story of Equus

Over two and half riveting hours, Schaffer's play introduces us to Alan Strang's haunting story. After blinding six horses in a twisted fit of sexual and religious mania, it's up to Dr. Martin Dysart to question the boy and discover the cause of his violent behavior. But as Dystart delves into Alan's obsession, it only serves to loosen his own grasp on reality -soon serving to blur the lines between 'right' and 'wrong' irrevocably.

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Dates

Previews from: 6 July 2019

Opening night: 6 July 2019

Audience

Recommended for 14+

Run time

Two hours and 40 minutes with one interval

And before you stop reading

This production contains themes of violence and discussions of mental health. It also contains scenes of sexual violence, full frontal nudity, and strong language. The production contains strobe lighting, haze, loud noises and the smoking of herbal cigarettes.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Robert Fitch as Frank Strang/Horse
Keith Gilmore as Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse
Ethan Kai as Alan Strang
Norah Lopez Holden as Jill Mason/Horse
Ira Mandela Siobhan as Young Horseman/Nugget
Zubin Varla as Martin Dysart

Creative

Written by Peter Schaffer
Directed by Ned Bennett
Design by Georgia Lowe
Lighting by Jessica Hung Han Yun
Composition and Sound by Giles Thomas
Movement by Shelley Maxwell

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Mon, Jul 8

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Tue, Jul 9

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Wed, Jul 10

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Thu, Jul 11

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Fri, Jul 12

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