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London’s New Diorama to curate Off-Broadway programme as part of latest season

The New Diorama’s glass-fronted exterior. Photo: Richard Davenport The New Diorama’s glass-fronted exterior. Photo: Richard Davenport
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London’s New Diorama Theatre is to curate an off-Broadway programme in New York as part of its latest season, which also includes new work from Breach Theatre and the PappyShow.

The venue will be curating New York theatre 59e59’s Brits Off Broadway season in 2020, which aims to showcase innovative work from the UK. Further details of the programme, which runs from April to June 2020, are to be announced.

Other highlights announced as part of New Diorama’s 2019/20 season include the world premiere of The Stage Edinburgh Award-winning company Breach Theatre’s alternative Christmas show Joan of Leeds, which runs from December 3 to 21. Breach Theatre has also been announced as a new New Diorama Associate Ensemble.

The season also includes the world premieres of new company Holy What’s Antigone, written by Lulu Raczka, and the PappyShow’s Wait til the End.

New Diorama’s in-house production The Incident Room, a play about the police investigation into the Yorkshire Ripper murders, will have its London premiere at the venue from February 11 to March 14.

Other London premieres in the season include Barrel Organ’s Conspiracy, Poltergeist’s Art Heist and Burnt Lemon’s Tokyo Rose.

Deafinitely’s bilingual production of Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis and Lost Watch’s Shorts and Socks Included will both return to the venue as part of the season.

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