London's National Theatre Announces New Season of Plays; Sondheim Featured

News   London's National Theatre Announces New Season of Plays; Sondheim Featured

The National Theatre has announced its new season of plays, one of which will be performed in the Loft, which is being given a further lease of life despite the end of the Transformation season for which it was created.

The shows are:

Olivier Theatre
The Frogs by Stephen Sondheim (based on Aristophanes) will have several concert performances, on Nov. 7, 8, 14 and 15.

Anything Goes by Cole Porter, directed by Trevor Nunn. Opens Dec. 18.

Lyttelton Theatre
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith (co-production with Out of Joint), directed by Max Stafford-Clark. Opens Dec. 17.

A Laughing Matter by April De Angelis (co-production with Out of Joint), directed by Max Stafford-Clark. Opens Dec. 17.

Loft Theatre
Dinner by Moira Buffini, directed by Fiona Buffini starring Nicholas Farrell and Harriet Walter. Opens Nov. 18.

Cottesloe Theatre
Mappa Mundi by Shelagh Stephenson, directed by Bill Alexander and starring Sir Ian Holm. Opens Oct. 24.

The Talking Cure by Christopher Hampton, directed by Howard Davies and starring Ralph Fiennes. Opens Dec. 12.

—By Theatrenow