Theatreland Memorabilia

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Built in 1837. The theatre became a full-time producing theatre in 1990. Based at King's Cross Coach Station during 2001 while theatre was being refitted.

Almeida Theatre

Theatre in Almeida Street, London. Opened in 1980.

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4th January 1990 - ?Scenes From An Execution
Author: Howard Barker
15th February - 24th March 1990When We Dead Waken
Author: Henrik Ibsen, Translation: David Rudkin. Director: Jonathan Kent
Cast included: Claire Bloom (Irena), Espen Skjönberg (Rubek)
29th March - 5th May 1990Volpone
Author: Ben Jonson. Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast included: Ian McDiarmid (Volpone), Denis Lawson (Mosca)
10th May - 9th June 1990
World Premiere
Author: David Lan. Director: Andrei Serban
13th June - 14th July 1990Almeida Music Festival/Alemida International Festival of Contemporary Music and Performance inc.
The Intelligence Park (Author: Gerald Barry)
Author: Yoshi Oida
1990The Rehearsal
Author: Jean Anouilh, Translation: Jeremy Sams
Author: Racine, Translation: Alan Hollinghurst
1990In The Solitude Of The Cotton Fields
Author: Bernard-Marie Koltes, Translation: Christopher Rathbone
Author: Harold Pinter
Author: Frank Wedekind, Translation: Hugh Rorrison
1991Desdemona, If You Had Only Spoken
Author: Christine Bruckner, Translation: Eleanor Bron
1991All For Love
Author: John Dryden
Author: Euripides, Translation: David Lan
1991Party Time (& Moutain Language)
Author: Harold Pinter
1992The Gigli Concert
Author: Tom Murphy
1992A Hard Heart
Author: Howard Barker
1992The Rules Of The Game
Author: Luigi Pirandello, Translation: David Hare
1992Alemida Operas inc.
Terrible Mouth by Nigel Osborne/Howard Barker
Mario and the Magician by Stephen Oliver
10th September 1992 - ?Medea
Author: Euripides, Translation: Alistair Elliot
1992No Man's Land
Author: Harold Pinter
1993The Deep Blue Sea
Author: Terence Rattigan
Author: Alexander Griboyedov
1993The Showman
Author: Thomas Bernhard, Translation: Kenneth Northcott and
Peter Jansen
1993Almeida Opera inc.
The Man Who Strides The Wind (Author: Kevin Volans/Roger Clarke
and A Family Affair (Author: Julian Grant/Nick Dear)
Author: Harold Pinter
1993The L.A. Plays
Author: Han Ong
1993The School For Wives
Author: Moliere, Translation: Richard Wilbur
11th February 1994 (First performance)The Life Of Galileo
Author: Bertolt Brecht
Cast included: Richard Griffiths, Elizbeth Bell and Timothy Watson
7th - 30th April 1994Butterfly Kiss
Author: Phyllis Nagy, Director: Steven Pimlott
1994The Bed Before Yesterday
Author: Ben Travers
1994Almeida Opera inc.
The Nightingale And The Rose (Author: Elena Firsova/Oscar Wilde and Christina Rossetti) and
Siren Song (Author: Jonathan Dove/Nick Dear)
1994The Playboy Of The Western World
Author: J M Synge
1994Molly Sweeney
Author: Brian Friel
12th January - 4th March 1995The Dance Of Death
Author: August Strindbger
Cast included: John Neville, Gemma Jones, Cheryl Fergison and Anthony O'Donnell
9th March - 15th April 1995The Winter Guest
Author: Sharman Macdonald, Direction: Alan Rickman
Cast included: Phyllida Law, Sheila Reid, Sian Thomas, Sandra Voe, Arlene Cockburn, David Evans, John-Ross Morland, Anthony J O'Donnell, John Wark, Christian Zanone
Spring 1995The Silver Tassie
Author: Sean O'Casey. Production: Lynne Parker
14th August - 11th October 1997Heartbreak House
Author: George Bernard Shaw. Direction: David Hare
Cast included: John Bowe, Simon Dutton, Emma Fielding, Richard Griffiths, Patricia Hodge, Harry Landis, Peter McEnery, Carmel McSharry, Malcolm Sinclair, Penelope Wilton
? - 18th November 2000Light
Theatre de Complicite
? - November 2000 - ?Conversations After A Burial
Author: Yasmina Reza
2001(at KCCS)Lulu
Author: Wedekind. Version: Nicholas Wright
Cast included: Anna Friel
? - July 2001 - ? (at KCCS)The Shape of Things
Author: Neil LaBute
30th August 2001 - ? (at KCCS)Platonov
Author: Chekhov. Adaptation: David Hare
22nd November 2001 - ? (at KCCS)Faith Healer
Cast included: Ken Stott (Frank Hardy)
? - December 2004 - ?The Earthly Paradise
Author: Peter Whelan
13th January 2005 - ?Macbeth
Author: William Shakespeare. Director: John Caird
Cast included: Simon Russell Beale, Emma Fielding
10th March - 30th April 2005Hedda Gabler
Author: Henrik Ibsen. Version: Richard Eyre. Director: Richard Eyre. Designer: Rob Howell. Lighting: Peter Mumford
Cast included: Eve Best, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lisa Dilon, Sarah Flind, Iain Glen, Gillian Raine, Jamie Sives
5th May - 18th June 2005Blood Wedding
Version: Tanya Ronder. Original: Bodas de Sangre by Frederico Garcia Lorca. Director: Rufus Norris. Design: Katrina Lindsay. Lighting: Tim Mitchell. Music: Orlando Gough. Sound: Paul Arditti
Cast included: Gael Garcia Bernal
12th January - 4th March 2006The Late Henry Moss
Author: Sam Shepard. Director: Michael Attenborough
Cast included: Flaminia Cinque, Trevor Cooper, Brendan Coyle, Simon Gregor, Andrew Lincoln, Jason Watkins
9th March - 29th April 2006Period of Adjustment
Author: Tennessee Williams. Director: Howard Davies
5th May - 24th June 2006Enemies
Author: Maxim Gorky. Version: David Hare. Director: Michael Attenborough
10th June - 31st July 2010Through A Glass Darkly
Author: Ingmar Bergman. Adaptation: Jenny Worton
Cast included: Ruth Wilson.
10th October - 29th November 2014Our Town
Author: Thornton Wilder. Director: David Cromer