The theatre confirms details for its spring and summer 2024 season.
The lyric Hammersmith has confirmed details for its spring and summer 2024 season, which will open in April with Minority Report. The sci-fi thriller based on the short story by Philip K. Dick reunites director Max Webster and Simon Friend Entertainment for the first time since the success of the five-time Olivier Award-winning Life of Pi. Minority Report plays at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre from 19 April – 18 May 2024 following runs at Nottingham Playhouse and Birmingham Rep.
It will then be followed by Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White, written by Alice Childress and directed by Monique Touko which will play from 31 May – 29 June. Set in 1918 in South Carolina, Alice Childress’ 1962 play is about interracial love and the brutalising effect of anti-miscegenation laws.
Deafinitely Theatre and Birmingham Rep’s co-production of The Promise will head to the theatre’s studio space from the 30 April – 11 May. The story touches on deaf family life and the impact untreated dementia can have in the deaf community and combines British Sign Language and Spoken English.
FANGIRLS, written and composed by Yve Blake and directed by Paige Rattray, will close the season in a six week run from 13 July – 24 August. The multi-award-winning Australian pop musical phenomenon makes its UK premiere in a brand-new production co-produced with Sonia Friedman Productions.
Artistic Director & CEO of the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Rachel O’Riordan said: “We cannot wait to take our audiences on this thrilling journey of big, bold storytelling at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre; a place to find connection, stretch your imagination and to share truly unforgettable nights at the theatre.”
Tickets go on sale from 6.00am GMT on Wednesday 27 September at www.lyric.co.uk