An Emilia Clarke-fronted manufacturing of “The Seagull” and the Jessica Chastain-starring “A Doll’s Home” have been postponed, although each actors are to return for rescheduled dates.
Producer The Jamie Lloyd Firm — a partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and inventive director Jamie Lloyd — revealed Thursday that because of the ongoing lockdown for all U.Ok. theater venues, Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull“ and Frank McGuinness’s model of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s Home” are actually postponed indefinitely.
“The Seagull” was slated to run on the Playhouse Theatre from March 11 to Could 30, whereas “A Doll’s Home” was additionally scheduled on the Playhouse from June 10 to Sep. 5.
The Jamie Lloyd Firm has stated, nonetheless, that when the season reopens, Clarke will reprise her function as Nina, whereas Chastain has additionally dedicated to guide “A Doll’s Home.”
The Playhouse Theatre’s season opened with a critically acclaimed manufacturing of Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano de Bergerac,” freely tailored by Martin Crimp and starring James McAvoy. The play ran from Nov. 27 to Feb. 29, ending simply weeks forward of all theaters going darkish from March 16.
The U.Ok.’s theater sector has been decimated by the coronavirus lockdown, and all venues throughout the nation have now been shuttered for 11 weeks. The federal government has stated the sector might be among the many final to restart, with a goal of July four set to start reopening venues.
Lloyd stated of the postponements of “The Seagull” and “A Doll’s Home”: “That is, after all, an extremely difficult time for everybody, however we’re trying ahead to presenting our season to audiences sooner or later. I’m thrilled that Emilia Clarke and Jessica Chastain will lead ‘The Seagull’ and ‘A Doll’s Home’ as quickly as we are able to get again into the theater.
“We additionally stay dedicated to providing hundreds of £15 ($18) and free tickets, along with our distinctive schooling work and our thrilling new Emerge scheme, as quickly because the season reopens,” Lloyd continued.
The Jamie Lloyd Firm’s expertise growth program Emerge, which gives a primary step into the trade by means of paid mentorship, will proceed. The scheme’s inaugural members Rona Berisha Castroiti (sound design), Alessandra Davison (director), Rida Hamidou (author), Maeve Roscoe (author) and Spiky Saul (director) will return underneath the mentorship of Lloyd, Anya Reiss and George Dennis when the season recommences.