The Old Vic
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - The Old Vic
The Old Vic, for maybe the first time in its two-century history, is in the midst of a glistening and near untarnished winning streak. Since in-house productions started again with the appointment of Kevin Spacey as Artistic Director in 2003, thus saving the theatre from becoming a bingo hall, its programme has won numerable awards, huge critical acclaim and attracts the biggest stars from across the world for its wide array of projects.
Coming to the Old Vic in February is a revival of Tom Stoppard's career launching play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead which had its London premiere at the Old Vic in 1966. Starring Josh McGuire and a young, up-and-coming unknown called Daniel Radcliffe, the play is a meta, absurdist comedy concerning two minor characters from Hamlet as they watch the action unfold from the wings.
A twisting, turning, self-referential labyrinth on literary critique and comment, Rosencrtaz and Guildenstern Are Dead made Tom Stoppard an overnight sensation and this latest production, directed by Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, will surely be one of the talking points of this year's theatre season.
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