Much Ado About Nothing

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH NOVEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 8NB 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
7th September 2013 until 30th November 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
7.30pm, matiness Wed and Sat 2.30pm
 
PRICES
£11-£47
 

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Much Ado About NothingOne of the most exciting prospects on the London stage this autumn is the combination of 'Jerusalem' actor Mark Rylance, former artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, with actors Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones (the voice of 'Darth Vader') in The Old Vic's staging of Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing. Last seen in the West End together in 2011, in Driving Miss Daisy at Wyndham's Theatre, the two lead actors - who, at 76 and 81, are twice the age of actors who traditionally play the lead roles - star as reluctant lovers Beatrice and Benedick in this A-list production. Tickets are likely to see out fast so book tickets now for Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic Theatre, London.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
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The CrucibleThe CrucibleThe CrucibleA man is strident in his fight to save his identity in a community where intolerance is clashing with lust and superstition in The Crucible. Arthur Miller's drama set during the Salem witch trials in 17th century Massachusetts is directed by South African Yael Farber, who was behind an acclaimed version of Mies Julie at London's Riverside Studios, 20th August 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  24th June to 13th September 2014
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
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Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
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VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
Conversation about the revival of The Crucible.
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Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  20th September to 20th December 2014
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
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