At the ARCOLA

Final week of critically-acclaimed Thebes Land

Season Announcement: Revolution
 ★★★★
“Funny, taut and puzzling … a beautifully calibrated production”
The Guardian

★★★★
“A rare treat … Absorbing, intelligent, metatheatrical”
The Stage

★★★★
“An unconventional night … You won’t regret it”
The Gay UK

★★★★
“Ingenious … Daniel Goldman directs with rigour and intelligence”
Evening Standard

★★★★
“What a sharp, satisfying watch this is … Chilling, engrossing”
WhatsOnStage

★★★★★
“Our minds had been blown so much we were not sure what to believe”
BritishTheatre.com

  • Wednesday 21 December, 7.30pm: Free post-show cast and crew talk
  • Friday 23 December, 3.00pm: Relaxed Performance
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Public booking now open for Revolution

Change is in the air – and at the heart of Arcola’s new season. We’re exploring the causes and the colossal impact of the Russian Revolution 100 years on, and considering the people and ideas which could shape the next century.

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11 Jan – 11 FebVisceral, fierce, stark and often funny, Maxim Gorky‘s masterful portrait of the disenfranchised and left-behind pushes at the limits of the human spirit and reveals a society at breaking point.

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15 Feb – 25 MarAnton Chekhov’s final masterpiece is a gleaming and shattering drama about a family on the edge of ruin, and a nation on the brink of revolution.

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14 Feb – 11 MarHackney-born writer Oladipo Agboluaje weaves a gripping tale of conflict and compromise, setting the scene for a political revolution in 21st century Nigeria.

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8 – 11 FebEast 15 Acting School presents short runs of Futurists by Dusty Hughes, a tale of artists in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, and Mikhail Bulgakov’s wildly inventive comedy Heart of A Dog.

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Make 2017 dramatically better

Give an Arcola Passport! Their pass to 5 shows and 10% off at Arcola Bar.

£50 for one, £95 for two people, £45 for under 30s.

Order now for Christmas »

How To Date A Feminist ends tomorrow

It’s been a blast having the original cast and creatives back for a second time. Grab one of the last remaining tickets and welcome in the festive season with one of the wittiest and most heart-warming shows in town.

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In other news…

We are hiring!
We are looking for an Assistant Technical Manager to join our team. Application deadline is 29 Dec.
Read more and apply »
Common Good Collective
We’re proud to support the Common Good Collective’s advent calendar appeal.
Help build bridges – donate £24 today »

Elsewhere

Camden People’s Theatre

Hotbed: a festival of sex – Call for Submissions

Deadline 4 January

Submissions call for Hotbed: a festival of sex –  25 April – 13 May 2017. We live in a world saturated with sexual imagery but how often do we talk about sex as it’s really felt, experienced or imagined? And why is theatre so seldom a part of that conversation? This twenty-one night stand will lay bare sex, 2017 style. Read more

Omnibus

The Picture of Dorian Gray

28 January

“What does it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” Award winning Box Tale Soup (Northanger Abbey, Casting the Runes) present Oscar Wilde’s haunting story of evil, debauchery and scandal, featuring puppetry and a powerful original soundtrack. Read more

Tara Theatre

Bollywood Jack

Until 7 January

A Christmas treat in brand-new Tara Theatre! After smash hit Bollywood Cinderella & Dick Whittington Goes Bollywood, comes Bollywood Jack! With a Balti full of sparkle mixed with Kipling’s poems kick off the festive season with an East-West culture-clash of glittering costumes, side-splitting dame & songs that will have you dancing in the aisles! Read more


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