National Theatre and Tate Modern Join Forces for Strindberg Project; NT’s

News   National Theatre and Tate Modern Join Forces for Strindberg Project; NT’s Two of the cultural powerhouses of London’s South Bank have joined forces for a Strindberg project. The National Theatre’s production of Strindberg’s A Dream Play opens Feb. 15, to coincide with Tate Modern’s “August Strindberg” exhibition, which runs from Feb. 17 to May 15.
August Strindberg
August Strindberg

The play is given in a new version by Caryl Churchill, with additional material by director Katie Mitchell and the company. It depicts, through surrealism, a dream about a girl from another world who comes to find out why people complain so much. Mitchell directs, Vicki Mortimer designs. Lighting designs are by Chris Davey, with choreography by Kate Flatt. Simon Allen is the musical director and Christopher Shutt the sound designer. The cast includes Mark Arends, Anastasia Hille, Kristin Hutchinson, Sean Jackson, Charlotte Roach, Dominic Rowan. Justin Sallinger, Susie Trayling, Lucy Whybrow and Angus Wright.

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