Arts and Culture Calendar Weeks 6-9

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Gob Squad: War and Peace

16th November

Nuffield Theatre

Gob Squad are a group of British and German artists. In this live video performance, they will tackle the whole of Tolstoy’s novel exploring themes of conflict both big and small.

 

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National Theatre Live: Follies

16th November

The Dukes

Imelda Staunton stars in this revival of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical, broadcast live from the National Theatre. NT Live is a fantastic initiative, and the opportunity to watch London theatre without the expense should not be missed.

 

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LUTG: Chatroom

20th – 22nd November

The Playroom

The first of LUTG’s Michaelmas plays. Enda Walsh’s Chatroom follows five teenagers who meet on the internet, and how their interactions change their lives.

 

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Aladdin

from 24th November

The Dukes

This year’s Christmas production at The Dukes. Set to be quality festive fare.

 

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LUTG: The History Boys

24th – 26th November

Nuffield Theatre

A restaging of Alan Bennet’s classic play. It will be interesting to see what LUTG do with this production, given the familiarity of both the original play and the film.

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Guys and Dolls

from 2nd December

Manchester Royal Exchange

A new revival of the classic musical which relocates the original setting to Harlem, changing the focus to life in Black America.