The program includes Debbie Tucker Green’s Trade about female sex tourism, which runs March 14–25; the autobiographical Nowhere to Belong by newspaper columnist Yasmin Alibhai Brown (March 18 – 25); and David Grieg’s The American Pilot (April 4-22), which follows the fate of a wounded U.S. Air Force pilot after he crashes in a remote region in a foreign land. Postcards From America, April 4-22, showcases American writers David Adjmi and Brett Neveu. Adjmi’s Elective Affinities is a post 9/11 monologue delivered by New Yorker Alice, while Neveu’s play is set in America’s midwest during the aftermath of a school shooting. From April 11 -22, the season also features Fraser Grace’s Zimbabwe play Breakfast with Mugabe.
This is the second consecutive year that the company has transferred its new work from Stratford to the West End’s Soho Theatre. Meanwhile, the RSC’s transfer of Twelfth Night opened this week at the revamped and renamed Novello Theatre — formerly the Strand Theatre — while on Dec. 22 the Trafalgar Studios hosts the transfer of A New Way to Please You, part of the RSC’s Gunpowder Season.
For more information on the RSC’s London transfers, visit www.rsc.org.uk/london.