16 Jan – 11 Feb
Print Room at the Coronet presents a rare opportunity to see the World Premiere of a new play by Howard Barker, “England’s greatest living dramatist.” (The Times)
Join the legendary Dame Diana Rigg in conversation with Tanya Gold (The Guardian & The Spectator) in support of the Real Action educational charity.
SCHERZO for Piano and Stick follows in the footsteps of Riotous Company’s hit-production of INSOMNIA a pas de deux drama for two girls and a piano man.
William Kentridge and Philip Miller’s Paper Music is a fascinating exploration of the relationships between sound and image.
Rarely seen in the UK, A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur bears all the hallmarks of a classic Tennessee Williams play
Readings from Mona Arshi, Luke Kennard and Helen Mort.
Haïm – in the light of a violin is a theatrical and musical show that retraces the true story of Haïm Lipsky – a Polish Jew born in 1922 into a poor working-class family, who became a passionate violinist and survived the hell of concentration camps thanks to music.
Using interviews with his mother, Mohamed El Khatib had been working on translating passages. But when she passes away, he is left with a void in his life and a project without an end.
Readings from Sarah Howe, Rebecca Perry and Amali Rodrigo
An interactive art exhibition by Brian O’Doherty
First Love is a short story from the same period as The End. A man recounts an episode early in his adulthood where, having been expelled from the family home, he meets a young woman on a bench. In order to rid himself of his infatuation with her he moves in with her. This is a perfect blend of Beckettian perversity and an inspired twist on the love story.
This short story sees an elderly man expelled from an institution of care and left to fend for himself in a largely hostile world. Exquisitely detailed and with a sublime ending, it is a fine balancing of the tragic and the comic.
Enjoy both The End and First Love in a one night double bill.
Molloy, Malone Dies & The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett
Featuring music from the novel Watt and a selection of texts from across Beckett’s work, Here All Night was conceived by Judy Hegarty Lovett, Paul Clark, Conor Lovett and Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh as an exploration of Beckett’s use of music throughout his work.
The festival will also have a number of £5 public conversations and ancillary events and will feature an installation by senior Irish artist Brian O’Doherty entitled ‘Hello Sam’.
The first major revival in nearly thirty years of Deathwatch by Jean Genet, in a new translation by David Rudkin.
A special exhibition from Gavin Turk and HMP Brixton, which will take place alongside our production of Jean Genet’s Deathwatch.
A series of rehearsed readings of brand new dramatic works by David Rudkin. Cast includes Toby Jones and Juliet Stevenson
Print Room Associate Artist Hubert Essakow returns to present the third in his trilogy of dance pieces inspired by the elements.
A taut family drama from the writer of Amadeus and Equus. Directed by Jamie Glover.
Bristol-based Theatre Damfino bring their “deliciously entertaining” show to the Print Room.
After playing to sell-out audiences last January, this new dark comedy transfers to the Print Room for one week only. A fierce analysis of human condition which reveals our compulsion toward disaster. By award-winning French writer Rémi De Vos, directed by Marianne Badrichani.
Combining puppetry, live performance, animation and documentary footage, this show brings to life the real testimonies that formed part of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. From the company that created the puppetry for War Horse and directed by William Kentridge.
Edward and Lavinia Chamberlayne are having a party. The problem is, Lavinia is nowhere to be seen… Abbey Wright directs TS Eliot’s rarely performed play, with design by Richard Kent.
Readings from Karen McCarthy Woolf, Glyn Maxwell, Liz Berry and Don Paterson, among others.
Following its hugely successful run at Avignon Festival, we are proud to partner with Theatre of Europe to present the UK premiere of d(ARE)/Here Be Lions, a profoundly moving piece that fuses dance and immersive theatre to explore sensory communication and human expression.
World premiere of a witty and ironic portrait of eight women in today’s London, written and directed by the legendary Peter Gill.
Readings from Jo Shapcott, Daljit Nagra, Declan Ryan, Sean O’Brien, Maureen Duffy, and Yang Lian, among others.
The world premiere of this haunting new work by renowned playwright Robert Holman.
A provocative new one-man show by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Horton Foote Prize winner Will Eno.
Four new work-in-progress dance pieces that celebrate 1898: the year the Coronet was built.
A festive tale for all the family.
As the new South Africa braces itself for the inevitable protests and unrest that precede the 2010 World Cup finals, hope enters her life in the form of Solomon (Khayalethu Anthony), the grandson of Marion’s former servant. He says he wants to take care of her but what is his true motive?
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A powerful monologue delivered by a man locked away from society by his own choosing.