Our Season


WINTER SEASON | NOVEMBER 2015 - FEBRUARY 2016

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The Finborough Theatre – under multi-award-winning Artistic Director Neil McPherson – celebrates its 35th year with a Winter Season of even more vibrant new plays and unique rediscoveries.

The season opens with the first London production in over fifty years of Flowering Cherry, the first success of playwright Robert Bolt (A Man for All Seasons, Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia) in its first London production since its premiere in 1957 which starred Sir Ralph Richardson, running 17 November – 20 December 2015. It plays alongside the first UK production in 25 years of the award-winning Off-Broadway musical 3 Guys Naked From The Waist Down, a 1980s comedy musical about 1980s musical comics, on Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from 22 November – 15 December 2015.

A new play about life in North Korea by award-winning playwright In-Sook Chappell, P'yongyang, receives its world premiere from 5 January – 30 January 2016, alongside the return by popular demand of Stony Broke in No Man’s Land, a world premiere written and directed by John Burrows, and performed by two original members of the Number 1 chart-topping group, The Flying Pickets, playing on Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from 10 – 26 January 2016.

The season comes to an end with the world premiere of Weald by award-winning new playwright Daniel Foxsmith, in association with the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, from 2 February – 27 February 2016. It plays alongside the first UK production in more than 30 years of Andy Capp The Musical by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from 7 February – 23 February 2016.

For full information, please visit our Productions page.

SPRING SEASON 2016 | MARCH - MAY 2016

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The multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre’s Spring Season opens with the London premiere of award-winning playwright Alexandra Wood’s startling new play, Merit, running 1–26 March 2016. It runs alongside the world premiere of award-winning African-American playwright Aurin Squire’s Don’t Smoke in Bed, on Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from 6–22 March 2016.

Multi-award winning composer, writer and director Phil Willmott's new musical, Princess Caraboo, receives its world premiere from 29 March–22 April 2016. It is accompanied by the first UK production in more than 40 years of Margaretta D'Arcy and John Arden's epic masterpiece, The Non-Stop Connolly Show, to commemorate the centenary of Dublin’s Easter Rising. It plays on Sunday and Monday evenings from 4–18 April, and culminates in two all-day “come and go as you please” performances of the entire play cycle on the anniversary of the Easter Rising itself – Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 April 2016.

The season comes to an end with the world premiere of a new play, Schism by acclaimed playwright with a disability Athena Stevens from 27 April–14 May 2016.

For full information, please visit http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/productions.php

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