31 January 2019
Nathan McMullen and Kalungi Ssebandeke play brothers Morrie and Zach in Matthew Xia’s major new revival of the 1961 play Blood Knot by Athol Fugard, who has been a vital part of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. The Designer of the production is Basia BiÅ?kowska, Lighting Designer Ciarán Cunningham, Sound Designer & Composer Xana, and Sophie Parrott CDG.
3 January 2019
Mike Noble (The Almighty Sometimes, Royal Exchange; Road, Bad Roads, Royal Court; Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the West End) and Charlotte Randle (Yerma, Young Vic/New York; Medea, Almeida; The King’s Speech (West End) will appear in the world première of Rose Lewenstein’s new play Cougar, a co-production with English Touring Theatre, which explores the impact of climate change and consumerism.
17 December 2018
Today we announce that Hanna Streeter has been appointed as the next Executive Director of the Orange Tree Theatre. She will succeed Sarah Nicholson in March 2019, working alongside Artistic Director Paul Miller, who was appointed in 2014.
11 December 2018
From 2019 the JMK Award will enter a new partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, with the winner’s production forming a core part of the theatre’s annual programming. At this new home, the JMK Award will offer one director the opportunity to direct a full-scale Orange Tree show with the production values and nurturing guidance the building is famous for. The JMK Award, which had previously been resident at the Young Vic for seven years, forms part of the national programme for the The JMK Trust, running alongside the Regional Directors Programme.
1 November 2018
Jonathan Broadbent, Simon Chandler, Jonathan Coy, Lloyd Everitt, Edward MacLiam, Dharmesh Patel, Jenny Rainsford, Paul Reid, Hannah Stokely and Zoe Waites will appear in a major London revival of William Congreve’s rarely performed restoration comedy The Double Dealer, directed by Selina Cadell. The Set Designer is Madeleine Girling, Costume Designer Rosalind Ebbutt, Lighting Designer Vince Herbert and Casting Consultant Vicky Richardson.
26 October 2018
The Orange Tree Theatre today announce that Sarah Nicholson is stepping down as Executive Director. She joined the Theatre in November 2014 following the appointment of Artistic Director Paul Miller. Together they have achieved incredible success both in the artistic programme on stage, as well as radical change in the organisation’s financing and business model.
28 September 2018