Ghosts at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is a theatre experience not to be missed if you are in London. The play has been adapted for the stage from the celebrated playwright Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece which shares its name. The production, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, best known for his acclaimed work on The Marriage of Figaro at the English National Opera and The Tragedy of King Richard the Second at Almeida, is guaranteed to grip audiences with its haunting narrative.
Combining the intensity of forbidden love, the agony of dark secrets, and the dread of an uncertain future, Ghosts offers theatre-goers a truly immersive experience. As an adaptation of Ibsen's first modern tragedy, it continues to shock and captivate audiences, just as it did almost 150 years ago. The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, with its unique candle-lit setting, augments the emotional depth of this poignant play. This is the first time Ghosts has been performed in this intimate setting, adding a new dimension to the drama. Don't miss out on the Ghosts London play that explores taboo topics with an unflinching honesty, crafted by a talented and celebrated team of creatives.
Ghosts unfolds the haunting tale of Helene, a widow tormented by her late husband's dark secrets. Yearning for a fresh start, she's caught between her son Osvald's uncertain future and her own desires that threaten to dismantle the facade of a happy family she has built. Osvald, unaware of his father's true character, grapples with the complexities of his own life.
As the flames of forbidden passion threaten to engulf them, Helene finds herself at a crossroads that could consume her existence and jeopardise her son's life. This London adaptation of Ghosts at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is a poignant exploration of secrets, guilt, and the pursuit of truth. Book tickets for the Ghosts, London play now to avoid missing out on this sensational show!
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Booking Period: Until 28 Jan 2024
The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is an iconic part of Shakespeare's Globe in London. Known for its unique Jacobean style architecture and candle-lit ambience, it provides an intimate setting for all its performances. From Shakespearean classics to groundbreaking contemporary works, the Playhouse's historical resonance enhances every performance held within its walls.
Seating Capacity: 353
Address: 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT, United Kingdom
Tube: Shakespeare's Globe is only a 9-minute walk from London Bridge on the Northern Line, the closest tube station. Blackfriars (District and Circle lines) is about a 10-minute stroll from the theatre
Train: The closest train station is Blackfriars, a 10-minute walk from the theatre
Bus: Blackfriars Bridge bus stop, which is serviced by bus routes 45, 63, and 100, is the closest stop. Mansion House, another nearby stop is serviced by routes 11, 15, 17, 26, or 76
Available Facilities: Bar, Gift Shop, Toilets
Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Assistance Dogs Allowed, Wheelchair Spaces Available, Access Performances, Visual & Hearing Assistance
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
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Ghosts is playing from 10 November 2023 at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
The age limit for Ghosts is to be confirmed.
Ghosts is playing at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London from 10 November 2023.
The running time of Ghosts is to be confirmed.
Ghosts is a gripping family tragedy that explores the deep-seated secrets of a widow, her desires, and her son's uncertain future.
The main stars for Ghosts are yet to be confirmed.
There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending Ghosts. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse has multiple facilities including a gift shop, restaurant, and toilets available for the audiences during Ghosts.
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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