English 333: Theatre in England

* = Seen (or attended) by some but not everyone in the group.

Wednesday, December 29

3:00 p.m

Harold Pinter. Moonlight (1993). Dir. David Leveaux.

Comedy Theatre
*7:45 p.m. Goldsmith. She Stoops to Conquer (1773). Dir. Peter Hall.
Queens Theatre

Thursday, December 30

3:00 p.m.

David Mamet, Oleanna (1992). Dir. Harold Pinter.

Duke of York
7:30 p.m. Euripides. Medea . Dir. Jonathan Kent. With Diana Rigg.
Wyndhams Theatre

Friday, December 31

*4:00 p.m. Stephen Mallatratt. The Woman in Black (1987). Dir. Robin Herford. Design by Michael Holt.
Fortune Theatre
7:15 p.m.

Alan Bennett, adaptor. Wind in the Willows (1990). Dir. Nicholas Hytner. Based on the book by Kenneth Grahame. Cast: Desmond Barrit (Toad), Belinda-Jane Baldwin (Portly), Roland Brandman (Portly), Bryant Michael (Badger), Maria Charles (Hedgehog/Washerwoman), Edward Clayton (Rupert/Squirrel), Judith Coke (Hedgehog/Monica), William Cox (Gerald the ferret/Rabbit), Judy Damas (Rabbit), Peter Dineen (Gipsy/Rabbit), Callum Dixon (Norman the weasel), Femi Elufowoju (Rabbit/Stoat), Finchley Children's Music Group (Fieldmice, small rabbits, small squirrels), Sam Gordon (Portly), Katie Heap (Billy Hedgehog), Judith Hewlett (Squirrel), Julie Hewlett (Gaoler's Daughter), Alex Jacobs (Portly), Caron Kelly (Tommy Hedgehog), Paul Kissaun (Fred Ferret/Rabbit), Sarah Kovat (Tommy Hedgehog), Hannah Lee (Billy Hedgehog), Luciano Macis (Billy Hedgehog), Naomi Magnus (Tommy Hedgehog), David Ross (Rat), Adrian Scarborough (Mole), Jeffrey Segal (Hedgehog/Magistrate), Chook Sibtain (Parkinson, a car salesman/Squirrel), Derek Smee (Fox/Rabbit), Kate Somerby (Rabbit), Barry Stanton (Albert, a horse), Roger Swaine (Clerk of the Court/Hedgehog), Howard Ward (Otter/Stoat), Anneke Wood (Rabbit).

Olivier Theatre

Saturday, January 1

2:30 p.m. Bertolt Brecht. Mother Courage . Dir. Anthony Clark.
Cottesloe Theatre
7:30 p.m Alan Bennett. The Madness of George III (1991). Dir. Nicholas Hytner. Designer Mark Thompson. Lighting Paul Pyant. Cast: Alan Brown (Sir Selby Markham), Mike Burnside (Sir Boothby Skyrmshir), Anthony Byrne (John Hoppner, a painter), Richard Carey (Lady Pembroke, lady-in-waiting), Richenda Carey (Margaret Nicholson),Paul Corrigan (Braun), Janet Dale (Queen Charlotte, wife of King George), Michael Fitzgerald (The Prince of Wales, son of King George III), Daniel Flynn (Greville), Roger Hammond (Sir George Baker), Sir Nigel Hawthorne (King George III), David Henry (Charles James Fox), Jamie Hinds (Papandiek), Charles Kay (Dr. Francis Willis), Paul Kynman (Ramsden), Peter Laird (Edmund Burke), Mark Lockyer (The Duke of York, son of King George III), Iain Mitchell (Richard Brinsley Sheridan), Celestine Randall (Dr. Ida MacAlpine/Mrs. Armistead), Nick Sampson (Fitzroy), Simon Scott (Henry Dundas), Cyril Shaps (Sir Lucas Pepys), Brian Shelley (Fortnum), Robert Swann (Dr. Richard Warren), James Villiers (Lord Thurlow, the Lord Chancellor), Julian Wadham (William Pitt, the Prime Minister).
Lyttelton Theatre

Sunday, January 2

*3:30 p.m. Moss Hart and Walter Kauffman. You Can't Take It With You (1936).
King's Head
*5:00 p.m. Mustapha Matura, Playboy of the West Indies (1984). Dir. Nicholas Kent. Based on John Singe's Playboy of the Western World .
Tricycle Theatre
*8:30 p.m. August Strindberg. Miss Julie (1888). Dir. Michael Almaz. An Artaud Company Production.
Café Theatre

Monday, January 3

*2:30 p.m. Peter Ilych Tschaikovsky. The Nutcracker Ballet (1892)
Royal Festival Hall
7:30 p.m. Tom Stoppard. Travesties (1974). Dir. Adrian Noble. With Anthony Sher.
Barbican Theatre

Tuesday, January 4

*2:30 p.m.

Stephen Berkoff. One Man Christmas Carol.

Garrick Theatre
*2:45 p.m. Agatha Christie. The Mousetrap (1952). Produced by Peter Cotes.
St. Martin's Theatre
*3:00 p.m. Andrew Lloyd Webber. Cats (1981 ).
7:30 p.m. Sophie Treatwell. Machinal (1928). Dir. Stephen Daldry. Settings: Ian MacNeil. Music: Stephen Warbeck. Lighting: Rick Fisher. Cast: Fiona Shaw (Young Woman), June Watson (Mother), Michael Bott (Husband/Man), David Bark-Jones (Third Reporter/Young Man), Paul Benzing (Jailer), Michael Brogan (Man/Man at Bar/Second Reporter), James Duke (Filing Clerk/First Reporter), Lynn Farleigh (Matron/Nurse/Stenographer), Sara Griffiths (Singer), Juliette Gruber (Girl), Marcus Heath (Man Behind Bar/Singer), Ciaran Hinds (First Man, Man), David Holdaway (Barber 2/Clerk), Ivan Kynci (Production Photographer), Timothy Matthews (Bellboy/Boy/Boy at Bar), Alan Mitchell (Priest), Yvonne Nicholson (Woman), Rachel Power (Woman/Woman at Bar), Christopher Rozycki (Court Reporter), Roger Sloman (Defense Lawyer/Man at Bar), Colin Stinton (Prosecution Lawyer/ Second Man), Alec Wallis (Bailiff/First Guard/Garbage Man/Barber 1/Judge), John Woodvine (George H. Jones, George J. Jones), Matilda Ziegler (Telephone Girl).

Wednesday, January 5

2:30 p.m. J. B. Priestley. An Inspector Calls (1946). Dir. Stephen Daldry.
Aldwych Theatre
8:00 p.m. Andrew Lloyd Webber. Sunset Bouldvard (1993). Dir. Trevor Nunn.
Adelphi Theatre


Thursday, January 6

1:30 p.m.

William Shakespeare. Love's Labour Lost (1589). Dir. Ian Judge.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
7:30 p.m.

William Wycherley. The Country Wife (1765). Dir. Max Stafford Clark.

Swan Theatre

Friday, January 7


*Visit to Warwick Castle. Visit to the Stratford Butterfly Gardens. Visit to Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shakespeare's Birthplace, School, New Place, and Trinity Church.

7:30 p.m. William Shakespeare. The Tempest (1611). Dir. Sam Mendes.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Saturday, January 8

1:30 p.m. William Shakespeare. Merchant of Venice (1596). Dir. David Thacker.
Swan Theatre
7:30 p.m. William Shakespeare. King Lear (1605). Dir. Adrian Noble. With Robert Stephens (King Lear).
Royal Shakespeare Theatre


Sunday, January 9

[Visit with Robert Stephens (King Lear) on the coach and train back to London.]


*11:15 a.m. Sung Eucharist at Westminster Abbey.

*4:00 p.m. Richard Doyle and Roland Moore. Whoops Cinderella (1993).
Canal Café Theatre
*8:30 p.m. Jean-Paul Sartre. Intimacy , adapted by Michael Almaz from a story by Sartre (1982). An Artaud Company Production.
Café Theatre

Monday, January 10

1:00 p.m. Lecture by Lizbeth Goodman (class of 1985) on Fringe Theatre in London . At Parsifal College, Finchley, Loneon. Take the tube to Finchley Road on Jubilee or Metropolitan lines.Walk north on Finchley Road to Parsifal College on the left, after Parsifal Road. The concierge will tell us where to go.
2:30 p.m. Visit with Kim Morrissey, author of Dora [a play about Freud.]
3:00 p.m. Visit with Fiona Shaw, star of Machinal .
5:45 p.m. Backstage Tour at the National Theatre.
7:30 p.m. Stephen Sondheim, music and lyrics. Sweeney Todd (1979). Dir. Declan Donnellan. Based on a book by Hugh Wheeler. Cast: Alun Armstrong (Sweeney Todd), Julia McKenzie (Mrs. Lovett), Carol Starks (Johanna), Denis Quilley (Judge Turpin), Philip Curtis (Bird Seller), Stephen Hanley (Fogg), Nick Holder (Alfredo Pirelli), Barry James (Beadle Bamford), Adrian Lester (Anthony Hope), Sheila Reid (Beggar Woman).
Lyttelton Theatre

Tuesday, January 11

1:30 a.m. William Shakespeare. Macbeth (1607). Dir. Adrian Noble. With Derek Jacoby (Macbeth).
Barbican Theatre
8:00 p.m. John Kander and Fred Ebb. Caberet (1966). Dir. Sam Mendes.
Donmar Warehouse

Wednesday, January 12

3:00 p.m. Pamela Gems. Piaf . Dir. Peter Hall. With Elaine Paige and Dawn Hope.
Piccadilly Theatre
5:45 p.m. Dinner at Mon Plaisir, 21 Monmouth Street . London WC2, Covent Garden .
7:30 p.m. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Carousel (1946). Dir. Nicholas Hytner.
Shaftesbury Theatre

Seminar Participants:

Neil Acer
Alyson Douma
Dany Galbiati
Balaja Gandhi
Michael Goldman
Lynne Heroux
Jonnie Leger
Erin McReynolds
Rebecca Mushlin
Jason Ravenel
Carl Robbins
Amy Scarpinato
Melissa Sharp
David Streicher
Christy Van Dusen
Patrick Weir
Russell and Ruth Peck