Arcola announces Summer/Autumn season

  • Arcola revives smash-hit, critically-acclaimed THEBES LAND – winner of Best Production at the 2016 Off West End awards
  • First London revival for 35 years of Terry Johnson’s comedy INSIGNIFICANCE, about an imagined meeting between Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe
  • Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose comes to Arcola for the first time with a new English version of Tchaikovsky’s EUGENE ONEGIN
  • Henry Naylor’s multi-award-winning global hit ANGEL receives its London premiere
  • #HASHTAG LIGHTIE returns for a full run after sold-out success
  • London premiere of acclaimed ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS by Jane Upton, winner of the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright
  • Alfred Fagon Audience Award-winning Papatango return to Arcola with world premiere of HANNA by Offie-nominated playwright Sam Potter
  • 11th year of Arcola’s annual opera festival GRIMEBORN features 14 productions
  • PLAYWROUGHT, Arcola’s annual festival of new writing, returns with 14 rehearsed readings

Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen said:

“I’m thrilled to announce Arcola’s new season, which features the eleventh edition of our Grimeborn Opera Festival, followed later in the year by a major new production of Eugene Onegin; the first London revival of Terry Johnson’s Insignificance in 35 years; London premieres of new plays All The Little Lights and Angel; the world premiere of Hanna; and the return of sold-out successes Thebes Land and Hashtag Lightie.”

“This is an exciting time at Arcola. Having just retained our place in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio, we are able to produce more new works from raw talent, reimagined classics and ambitious plays from thrilling contemporary voices. I look forward to welcoming you to Arcola again soon.”

Public booking for all shows opens on Thursday 6 July at 12:30pm. To book now, become an Arcola Supporter from just £4.17 a month.

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