In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy.
Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story.
Justin Audibert turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.
Direct from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Theatre Royal with a season of exhilarating Shakespeare plays bursting with contemporary resonance.
Opening the season is Shakespeare’s dark comedy, Measure for Measure. Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran, this intense and compelling production is shockingly relevant for today. Following this, an imaginative new take on Shakespeare’s riotous comedy As You Like It, directed by Kimberley Sykes. Come on a journey of laughter, romance and self-discovery and completing the season is Book now
Nottingham Theatre Royal
Other events at Nottingham Theatre Royal
Fri 19 Jul 2019, 8:30pm: Avenue Q
Thu 31 Oct 2019, 7:30pm: The Sound of Music
Sat 30 Nov 2019, 2:30pm: We Will Rock You
Sat 4 Jan 2020, 2:30pm: Cinderella (Notts)
Thu 30 Jan 2020, 7:30pm: Priscilla
Sat 29 Feb 2020, 1:30pm: As You Like it
Sat 7 Mar 2020, 1:30pm: Measure for Measure
Thu 26 Mar 2020, 8:00pm: Six (Tour)
Sat 28 Mar 2020, 2:30pm: MAMMA MIA!
Thu 23 Apr 2020, 7:30pm: Everybody's Talking About Jamie (Tour)