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Date:  10 July 2012 - 04 August 2012
Location: Jermyn Street Theatre
Category:  Performance

Ibsen's first publicly performed play St John's Night at Jermyn Street Theatre

Photo: Jermyn Street Theatre.Photo: Jermyn Street Theatre

Jermyn Street Theathre is premiering Ibsen's first publicly performed play, St John's night.The play runs from Tuesday 10th July - Saturday 4th August and is directed by Anthony Biggs.

Henrik Ibsen's first publicly preformed play commissioned in 1851 by the eccentric violinist Ole Bull for the newly-established National Theatre in Bergen, is an enchanting tale of mischievous goblins, mismatched lovers and secret inheritances, loosely based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Exploring themes of cultural inheritance, nationalism and the supernatural, St John's Night is a riotous and satirical comedy from a writer often associated with Nordic gloom.

Performances

Monday to Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday Matinees 3.30pm.
Additional matinees on Thursday 19th July, Thursday 2nd August 3.30pm

Tickets £18 / £15 concessions
Previews: Tues 10th & Wed 11th July £14.00


Address

Jermyn Street Theatre
16b Jermyn Street
London SW1Y 6ST London
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