Royal Court Theatre celebrates 20 years of Jerwood New PlaywrightsThe Royal Court Theatre celebrates 20 years of Jerwood New Playwrights this week (Monday 15 September) - a programme which supports new writers to produce plays in full productions on both its stages
Mon 15 Sep 2014
Fireworks, a new play by Palestinian writer, Dalia Taha, to be staged at Royal Court Theatre*A new play by Palestinian writer Dalia Taha, Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya), will be staged in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court from Thursday 12 February to Saturday 14 March 2015 (press night Thursday 19 February).*
Tue 12 Aug 2014
Former hackers in conversation on Royal Court stage as part of The Big IdeaFormer Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivists Mustafa Al-Bassam and Jake Davis will appear together publicly for first time since being convicted for computer hacking on the Royal Court Theatre stage on 29 September at 5.30pm
Fri 8 Aug 2014
The Big Idea/The NetherThe Big Idea continues at the Royal Court Theatre on 25 & 30 July, focusing on Jennifer Haley's play The Nether
Thu 10 Jul 2014
Cast announced for Teh Internet is Serious BusinessTim Price's fictional account of the true story of hacking activists Anonymous and LulzSec opens at the Royal Court Theatre from 17 September (press night 23 Sep)
Thu 10 Jul 2014
The Get OutThe Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court hosts a new late revue style show from Thursday 31 July - Saturday 2 August conceived by writers Robin French and Anthony Neilson.
Thu 10 Jul 2014
2014-2015 New Season AnnouncedThe Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today (Friday 27 June), including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits.
Thu 26 Jun 2014
Royal Court to stage reading at Global Summit to End Sexual ViolenceThe Royal Court Theatre will present a staged reading of a new play by Diana Nneka Atouna set in the Liberian Civil War as part of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict on 10-13 June 2014 at ExCel London
Tue 10 Jun 2014
Jez Butterworth's The River to open on BroadwayThe Royal Court Theatre production of Jez Butterworth's The River will open will open on Sunday 16 November on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson.
Fri 9 May 2014
Cast announced for Primetime at the Royal CourtThe cast has been announced for Primetime, a series of short plays written by primary school children, at the Royal Court Theatre in London (28 - 31 May). The cast is Jason Barnett, Theo Cowan, Christine Entwisle, Sam Swann and Danielle Vitalis.
Wed 7 May 2014
Further Dates Announced for Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in JulyFurther dates have been announced in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in July
Wed 30 Apr 2014
CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ADLER & GIBB AT THE ROYAL COURTThe cast has been announced for Tim Crouch's new play _Adler & Gibb_ at the Royal Court Theatre in London (13 June - 5 July 2014 - press night 19 June). The cast includes Amelda Brown, Brian Ferguson, Denise Gough and Rachel Redford.
Wed 23 Apr 2014
The Big Idea: BirdlandThe Big Idea continues at the Royal Court Theatre, with a talk by philosopher Angie Hobbs on Saturday 10 May, Plato on Fame and Status and a new short play by Chris Thorpe, in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs on Saturday 10 May
Thu 17 Apr 2014
New Plays From South Africa And Ukraine at Royal CourtSouth Africa and Ukraine, two countries currently navigating massive political change, will be centre stage at the Royal Court Theatre this May.
Wed 2 Apr 2014
Rory Mullarkey awarded Pinter CommissionPlaywright Rory Mullarkey received the 2014 Pinter Commission today (Tuesday 25 March) - an award given annually by Lady Antonia Fraser, Harold Pinter's widow, to support a new commission at the Royal Court Theatre.
Wed 26 Mar 2014
The Big Idea: Why Write a Feminist Play?Playwrights Abi Morgan (The Mistress Contract) and Nick Payne (Blurred Lines) joined Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone on stage last night to ask why write a feminist play, as part of The Big Idea - one of a series of events inspired by the breadth of ideas in The Mistress Contract, currently playing in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Fri 14 Mar 2014
The Big Idea: Should We Contract Our Sex Lives?Should We Contract Our Sex Lives? was the burning question at the Royal Court last night, in The Big Idea - one of a series of events inspired by the breadth of ideas in Abi Morgan's The Mistress Contract, currently playing in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Thu 13 Mar 2014