TRH Christmas Newsletter
Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Welcome to the TRH Christmas newsletter, it’s been a busy and exciting year for the theatre. Have a look below for a breakdown of all that’s been happening here during 2014.
The National Theatre at the Haymarket
After a record breaking run (TRH’s longest running show!) One Man Two Guvnors left the Haymarket in February.
Currently the National Theatre’s production of Great Britain by Richard Bean and staring Lucy Punch is playing at the Haymarket until January. You can book your tickets here.
This October we announced that the Chichester Festival Theatre’s acclaimed production of Taken At Midnight will be performed here in January 2015. The Haymarket looks forward to welcoming Penelope Wilton and other cast members. You can book your tickets here.
Prior to Great Britain we co-produced The Park Theatre’s sell out production of Daytona, with Maureen Lipman, Harry Shearer and the play’s writer Oliver Cotton.
James Dearden’s stage adaptation of his original film Fatal Attraction ran here from March to June and had a stella cast including Natascha McElhone, Mark Bazeley and Kristin Davis.
The theatre’s successful co-production of The Last Confession starring David Suchet toured Canada, America and Australia throughout April – September.
Penelope Wilton (Irmgard Litten) Photo Manuel Harlan.
Our Masterclass charity has had another whirlwind year with lots of exciting projects and events offering a wide range of free industry related workshops, talks, practical and creative opportunities and careers advice for young people aged 14 – 30. Masterclass welcomed over 3,500 young people who are interested in the theatre through the doors of the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
This year Masterclass has; had 25 masterclass session, presented the final staged reading in their inaugural Pitch Your Play initiative, offered their 24th paid placement on the Apprentice Scheme, run an inspiring series of workshops for young people living with life limiting health conditions at Richard House Hospice, run a very energetic two week workshop with 12 inspiring young women aged 14 – 16 as part of The Academy, supported Off West End’s Adopt-a-playwright scheme for the 6th year with a reading of Mother India by Satinder Chohan and sponsored the Best Production award at the The Offies annual awards. Masterclass were included as part of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Shakespeare Festival, welcomed Kathleen Kennedy their lovely intern through a partnership with Notre Dame University in London and celebrated the largest and most successful TheatreCraft to date, welcoming over 1,200 young people to the annual backstage careers event at the Royal Opera House.
For a detailed round up of all of Masterclass’ 2014 news see their newsletter here.
We are looking forward to a New Year and want to wish everyone a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2015.