The theatre has announced that its Autumn season will feature a world premiere, a British premiere and a much love classic.
The theatre will open its brand new season on the 25th August with the British premiere of Ken Ludwig’s A Fox on the Fairway, which will play at the theatre until the 16th September. Having first premiered at at the Signature Theatre, Arlington, Virginia in 2010, it now arrives in the UK directed by Philip Wilson.
Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch will then continue the season with a production of the much-loved classic The Ladykillers, a co-production between the theatre with New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich and Salisbury Playhouse. The production will run from the 3rd to the 21st October.
Meanwhile, the last confirmed production as part of the theatre’s season is the world premiere production of H.G Wells’ The Invisible Man, adapted for the stage by Clem Garritty of multi-award-winning company Kill The Beast. The production also marks the directorial debut of Ryan McBryde at the theatre. The Invisible Man will play at the theatre from the 27th October until the 18th November.
The rest of the Autumn season will be announced in due course.
Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul says, “I’m thrilled to announce a season that includes a British premiere of a comedy by America’s most prolific playwright, a world premiere by one of the UK’s most exciting emerging theatre-makers and a collaboration with two major regional partners. We’re bringing the best to our brilliant audiences in East London and Essex.”
For more information about the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and its upcoming season visit: http://www.queens-theatre.co.uk/