Prolific playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany – aka the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child creative dream team – reunite for a new play set in one the most pivotal years in recent political history: 1997. Lesley Sharp and David Morrissey star and it opens on the Royal Court’s main stage on July 3.
Following Nicholas Hytner’s immersive production at the Bridge Theatre, London’s season of Dreams continues with Sean Holmes’ production at the Globe. Jocelyn Jee Esien plays the role of Bottom in the production that opens on July 3.
Tinuke Craig directs a musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel. The Menier Chocolate Factory production made a star of Cynthia Erivo. T’Shan Williams is set to take the role of Celie in this Birmingham Hippodrome co-production, which opens on July 3.
This musical collaboration, created by Idris Elba and directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, blends drama, music and dance. Part of the Manchester International Festival, it opens on July 4.
Debbie Hannan directs the Scottish premiere of Marius von Mayenburg’s knife-sharp satire, about beauty, self-image and capitalism. It opens on July 5.