facebook play-alt chevron-thin-right chevron-thin-left cancel location info chevron-thin-down star-full help-with-circle calendar images mail whatsapp directions_car directions_bike train directions_walk directions_bus close spinner11

Many theatre makers have not been able to work since last March - your support could be a lifeline for those in need now.

Rodgers and Sondheim for Park Theatre 2014

Published 21 January 2014

Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim’s rarely performed musical Do I Hear A Waltz? and a new play by Made In Dagenham screenwriter William Ivory are among the productions to look forward to in the Park Theatre’s 2014 season.

Both productions will play in the Finsbury Park venue’s Park200, which will also welcome a new stage adaptation of Dorothy M Johnson’s short story The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance later in the year.

Do I Hear A Waltz? will kick off the season from 5 March to 30 March. The rarely staged piece, which features a book by Arthur Laurents, tells the story of an American secretary who is swept off her feet by a charismatic shopkeeper while holidaying in Venice.

It will be followed by Ivory’s Bomber’s Moon from 2 April to 11 May. The gritty drama follows former RAF gunner Jimmy as he fights his final battle against age and infirmity with the help of his new care assistant David, who has his own battle to fight.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance will complete the season in the venue’s largest auditorium from 14 May to 22 June. Adapted and directed by Jethro Compton, the world premiere of the tale made famous in the 1962 film starring James Stewart and John Wayne will transport audiences to the Wild West, where a tale of love, hope and revenge unfolds against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society.

The Park200 season will be complemented by eclectic programming in the venue’s intimate Park90 auditorium, which will welcome everything from a comic adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters to an award-winning play by Spanish playwright Josep Maria Miro.

Hot Coals Theatre Ensemble will bring physical comedy to Chekhov’s drama about three aspiring siblings from 18 February to 16 March. The production promises to offer a window into the quirky and tender world of the three sisters as they fight to keep their independence.

Sarah Sigal’s multi-generational drama World Enough And Time will follow from 19 March to 13 April. The production interweaves three stories from three different centuries in a provocative piece about women’s lives in political landscapes.

From 15 April to 11 May, Miro’s Archimedes’ Principle will tell its tale about three swimming teachers whose lessons grind to a halt when one of them is accused of inappropriately touching a child.

Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel will follow from 13 May to 8 June with her deliciously demented version of Othello. A hilarious take on Shakespeare’s tragedy, Desdemona: A Play About A Handkerchief presents Othello’s wife as a volatile, passionate woman who revels in bawdy tales of conquest.

Klook’s Last Stand will complete the Park90 season from 11 June to 6 July. Written and directed by Ché Walker, who returns to the venue following 2013’s Fog, the production combines soulful music with a witty and moving story about two individuals who make a tentative stab at love.

Artistic Director Jez Bond, who this year will lead the Park Theatre to its first birthday, said of the forthcoming programming: “This new season welcomes extraordinary talent from the UK and across the globe, and furthers our ambitions to produce a great range of innovative and provocative work, cementing our unique position as a venue providing a platform for both new, experimental theatre makers, and more established companies and producers.”

The Park Theatre will reach its first birthday in May, when a special performance will take place to celebrate the occasion. Full details of the celebration are still to be announced.


Sign up

Related articles

Due to the current pandemic various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows. Please bear with us as we try to keep this page as up to date as possible. If you find a mistake, please let us know by emailing enquiries@soltukt.co.uk. If you click through to seat selection (where you'll see either best available or a seating plan), you will be seeing the most up-to-date prices. If this differs from what we've written on the calendar, please bear with us, as those prices will update soon.

We now sell our famous TKTS Booth discounts online here at Official London Theatre.

We are now cancelling all performances up until and including 31 May 2020 to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen.

We are so sorry that in these testing and difficult times you are not able to enjoy the show you have booked for and hope the following helps clarify next steps in respect of your tickets .

There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience.

If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website for an affected performance, please be assured that they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, a credit note/voucher or a refund. If you have booked via a ticket agent they will also be in contact with you directly.

We are processing in strict date order of performance, so you are likely to be contacted after the date you were due to go to the theatre. However, we want to reassure you that you will be contacted, and your order will be processed, but please do bear with us.

We’d like to thank everyone who has been patient and kind in dealing with their ticket providers so far and we are sorry that we cannot process your order as quickly as we would like.

Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams.

In order for us to serve our audiences the best we can, please do not get in touch with your point of sale if you have booked for performances after 31 May. Please be reassured that if we have to cancel future performances you will be directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider. Our producers continue to plan for all eventualities dependent on the individual needs of their shows and we will provide further updates on specific shows as and when they become available.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our theatres as soon as we are allowed to resume performances. In the meantime stay safe and healthy.

For more than 40 years, TKTS was our on-the-day theatre ticket box office in Leicester Square. Currently closed due to the current situation, we are now selling our great last minute seats and prices online. Click here to learn more.

While theatres are currently closed, various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows, including cancellations and rescheduled performances. Please check with the individual shows for details.