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National Theatre spring schedule announced

Thursday, 18th Nov 2010

The National Theatre has announced the productions for its forthcoming spring season.

At the Olivier Theatre, Frankenstein, the highlight of the new period, will be playing.

Starring Johnny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch in a new adaptation of Mary Shelly's novel, the actors will alternate between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his Creature.

Directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle, the play runs from February 23rd 2011 to 17th April.

In the Lyttelton Theatre, the Moira Buffini penned work Greenland will open on February 1st and will be followed by Rocket to the Moon from March 1st, directed by Angus Jackson.

The Holy Rosenbergs is also opening at the venue in the Cottesloe Theatre from 16th March, starring David Goodman as the patriarch of a family from the Edgware Jewish community.

Productions currently running at the South Bank venue include the critically acclaimed Men Should Weep and Fela! which is based on the life of Afrobeat performer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

By Jemma Howard  

Article filed under: Theatre News | New Productions |