The Hampstead Theatre have confirmed its upcoming Spring season for the main stage which will include two world premieres and a UK premiere.
The new season will open on the 10th March with the world premiere of Ryan Craig’s new play Filthy Business. Directed by Edward Hall, the play evolves around a family drama and the lengths one woman would go to keep the business in the family and the the family in business. It was confirmed that Sara Kestelman will take on the lead role of matriarch Yetta Solomon in this epic new work.
This will then be followed by Occupational Hazards, a new play by Stephen Brown which will arrive on the main stage from the 28th April. This world premiere production will be directed by Simon Godwin and tells the story of moral conflicts, the dangers and comic absurdities inherent in any foreign occupation.
The production marks Simon Godwin’s directorial debut at the theatre and is based on t Rory Stewart’s critically acclaimed memoir of the same name.
Finally, the Hampstead Theatre announced that it will be presenting the UK premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Gloria from the 15th June. Directed by Michael Longhurst, the play was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016.
The play focuses on ambition office warfare and hierarchies, where the only thing that matters is moving up the ladder and selling out to the highest bidder.
For more information on the Spring season and to book tickets for the productions visit: https://www.hampsteadtheatre.com/.