How far do accents define us? Is status still dictated by our mother tongue? Sam
Pritchard directs a radical new staging of Bernard Shaw’s acute comedy Pygmalion,
in a co-production between Headlong, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Nuffield, Southampton.
The play will open to press in Leeds and then to :
West Yorkshire Playhouse
4TH - 25TH FEB 2017 Telephone: 0113 213 7700
Warwick Arts Centre
28TH FEB - 3RD MAR 2017 Telephone: 024 7652 4524
7TH - 11TH MAR 2017 Telephone: 0151 709 4776
21ST - 25TH MAR 2017 Telephone: 0116 242 3595
Everyman Theatre Cheltenham
28TH MAR - 1ST APR 2017 Telephone: 01242 572573
Theatre Royal Bath
4TH - 8TH APR 2017 Telephone: 01225 448844
18TH - 22ND APR 2017 Telephone: 01865 305305
Nuffield Southampton Theatre
25TH APR - 13TH MAY 2017 Telephone: 023 8067 1771
Michael Friend, 2017 productions
Pentameters in Hampstead
Press Cuttings 7-26 March
Major Barbara, 23-25 June
Too True to be Good, , 21-23 July
Sarah Thorne Theatre BroadstairsToo True to be Good, 27-30 July.
Former Shakespeare's Globe artistic director Dominic Dromgoole has teamed up with
producer Nica Burns to launch a theatre company focused on classic playwrights.
Called Classic Spring, it will celebrate the work of proscenium playwrights, including
Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, staging their plays in the theatres they wrote
The company will produce its first play, Wilde's A Woman of No Importance, in October
2017 at a theatre yet to be announced.
Directed by Dromgoole, the production will kick off a year-long West End season revolving
around Wilde's other Victorian plays –