West End's Starry Children's Hour Loses a Performance, But Adds a Week to Run

News   West End's Starry Children's Hour Loses a Performance, But Adds a Week to Run
 
The new West End production of Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour, which opened officially at the Comedy Theatre Feb. 9, lost a performance Feb. 14, owing to "essential building repairs" that were not named. However, the production has also extended its run for a second and final time, with bookings now being taken through May 7.

Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley Photo by Johan Persson

The production, directed by Ian Rickson, features Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss as two women who run a girls' boarding school in 1930s New England, who face an accusation of being involved in a lesbian relationship by one of their pupils.

The production also stars Ellen Burstyn and Carol Kane, with featured roles being taken by Tobias Menzies and Bryony Hannah.

The Children's Hour is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions & Scott Landis and is supported by American Airlines.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 871 7622, or visit www.childrenshourtheplay.com.

Elisabeth Moss and Keira Knightley
Elisabeth Moss and Keira Knightley Photo by Johan Persson
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