Spring Storm

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Tennessee Williams's early play in which a young woman's decision tears lives apart. Read More >

Spring Storm is a gripping early play by Tennessee Williams, which received its European premiere in this production.

Heavenly has almost everything a young woman could desire, but when she is forced to decide between respectable suitor Arthur and handsome, wild lover Dick, her actions cause a chain of consequences that tear their lives apart.

Spring Storm is a transfer from the Royal & Derngate Northampton, where it was previously seen in October 2009 as part of the Young America Season.

Laurie Sansom, Artistic Director of the Royal & Derngate, directs Spring Storm. His previous credits include Follies, Twelfth Night, Frankenstein, The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie and The Wizard Of Oz.

Spring Storm transfers to the National Theatre alongside Beyond The Horizon, which was also part of the Young America Season.

For more about Spring Storm at the National Theatre, Cottesloe, read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 24/03/2010

Opening Night: 07/04/2010

Closing Night: 22/07/2010

Running time: 2h45

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Joanna Bacon, Robin Bowerman, Steven France, Gavin Harrison, James Jordan, Jacqueline King, Michael Malarkey, Janice McKenzie, Ailish Symons, Michael Thomson, Anna Tolputt, Liz White


Director - Laurie Sansom

Producer - Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Designer - Sara Perks

Lighting Designer - Chris Davey

Sound - Christopher Shutt

Author - Tennessee Williams

Music By - Jon Nicholls