Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End from Saturday 13 January for a limited run. The production will then visit Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 4 – … [Read more...]
Mary Stuart Tickets London Duke of York’s Theatre
A new adaptation by Robert Icke.
Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution.
Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre in 2016-17, Robert Icke's new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End from 13 January for a limited run.
Schiller's political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history's most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Hamlet) and Lia Williams (Oresteia) trade the play's central roles, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin.
Adaptation and direction Robert Icke
Set and Costume Design Hildegard Bechtler
Lighting Jackie Shemesh
Sound Paul Arditti
Video Tim Reid
Casting Julia Horan CDG
Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams trade the roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin. Also reprising their roles are Rudi Dharmalingam (Mortimer), David Jonsson (Davison), John Light (Leicester), Carmen Munroe (Kennedy), Eileen Nicholas (Melville) and Daniel Rabin (Kent). Joining the cast are Michael Byrne (Talbot), Christopher Colquhoun (Paulet), Calum Finlay (Aubespine) and Elliot Levey (Burleigh).
Previews: 15 - 24 January 2018
Press night: 25 January 2018
Booking period: Until 31 March 2018
Running time: 3 hours 5 minutes with 15 minutes interval.