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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Synopsis

Half a century after its premiere on The Old Vic stage, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight, returns to The Old Vic in its 50th anniversary celebratory production directed by David Leveaux.
 
Against the backdrop of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this mind-bending situation comedy sees two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz (Daniel Radcliffe) and Guildenstern (Joshua McGuire), take centre stage with David Haig as The Player. Increasingly out of their depth, the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of this iconic drama. In a literary hall of mirrors, Stoppard’s brilliantly funny, existential labyrinth sees us witness the ultimate identity crisis.

Event details

Thu 6 Apr 2017, 7:30pm

Captioned in house by Old Vic

Venue details

Old Vic
The Cut
London
SE1 8NB

Phone: 0844 871 7628

Email: box.office@oldvictheatre.com

Textphone: 18001 0844 871 7628 (text phone)

Website: Old Vic

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