Dates have been revealed for Sonia Friedman Productions’ upcoming Re:Emerge season at the Harold Pinter Theatre, opening from 19 May. Celebrating new writing, the season features famous faces including Emma Corrin, Gemma Arterton, Lydia Wilson and many more.
Details below, with tickets on sale now!
Walden runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 19 May to 12 June. A debut play by Amy Berryman, it is directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, Uncle Vanya), will star Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace), Fehinti Balogun (Juliet, Naked) and Lydia Wilson (The Duchess of Malfi).
J’ouvert runs from 16 June to 3 July, and marks the debut play of James Tait Black Award-winner Yasmin Joseph and directorial debut of actor Rebekah Murrell (Nine Night).
They come together with Annice Boparai (Trojan Horse), Gabrielle Brooks (Twelfth Night), Sapphire Joy (Our Country’s Good) and DJ Zuyane Russell to tell this epic story.
“What people you know can party through all of the earth’s elements?”
It’s 2017 and carnival is here. The streets of Notting Hill are alive with history and amidst the soca, sequins, and endless feathers, Jade and Nadine are fighting for space in a world that should be theirs. A timely echo of Caribbean resistance across centuries, J’ouvert is a joyful and fearless story of two best friends, battling to preserve tradition in a society where women’s bodies are frequently under threat.
Anna X runs from 9 July to 4 August and stars Golden Globe Award-winner Emma Corrin (The Crown) and Royal Television Society’s Breakthrough star Nabhaan Rizwan in their West End debuts.
Inspired by real events, Anna X is a searing tale of self-invention, determination, and deceit in a new play by Joseph Charlton (Brilliant Jerks, VAULT Festival), directed by Daniel Raggett (The Human Voice, Gate Theatre).
Immersed in an addictive world of front-row fashion shows, private views, and endless parties, Anna and Ariel find themselves struggling to keep up with New York’s dazzling social elite. How far will two outsiders go to construct the identities they want? And at what price?