Annie Baker’s The Flick Will Transfer to London

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 10, 2016 Annie Baker’s The Flick, directed by Tony winner Sam Gold, will receive a London transfer next year. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which is currently playing a return engagement off-Broadway, is just one of the productions slated for the U.K.’s National Theatre in 2016.The Flick will take up residence at the Dorfman Theatre in April, after Sarah Kane’s Cleansed completes its limited engagement. Directed by Katie Mitchell, Cleansed is scheduled to begin performances in February. From May, Alexi Kaye Campbell’s Sunset at the Villa Thalia is scheduled to appear at the Dorfman, directed by Simon Godwin.From March, Yaël Farber will direct Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs in the Olivier Theatre. This will be followed in the venue by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera. The new translation by The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’s Simon Stephens, will be directed by Rufus Norris and star Rory Kinnear as Macheath.Dominic Cooke’s production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson will open in the Lyttelton Theatre on February 2, 2016, with a cast including Sharon D Clarke, O–T Fagbenle, Lucian Msamati and Giles Terera. This will be followed in April by Suhayla El-Bushra’s The Suicide, which is set to be helmed by Nadia Fall. The Lyttleton will then play host from June to Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea, which will be directed by Carrie Cracknell. Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars is then scheduled to move into the venue from July, directed by Howard Davies.Over at the Temporary Theatre, Gary Owen’s Iphigenia in Splott will play a limited engagement January 27, 2016 through February 20. Directed by Rachel O’Riordan, Sophie Melville will recreate her award-winning performance as Effie. This will be followed at the venue by Jack Thorne’s Edinburgh Festival hit The Solid Life of Sugar Water. Directed by Amit Sharma and starring Genevieve Barr and Arthur Hughes, the show is scheduled to run February 26, 2016 through March 19. View Comments Related Shows The Flicklast_img

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