The Woman in Black is a play adapted by Stephen Mallatrat and is based on a book by Susan Hill. Witness the two protagonists transport you into a ghostly world with impeccable stage design.
The play revolves around an old man named Arthur Kipps who attended a client’s funeral years ago and had the misfortune of learning about The Woman in Black. Years later, he tries to exorcise the ghost by sharing his experience with an actor on the stage.
First performed in 1987 at Theatre-By-The-Sea in Scarborough, this play made its way to the West End in 1989 and became the second-longest-running show. The current cast of this horror play will see Terrence Wilton reprising his role as Arthur Kipps and Max Hitchingson playing the Actor.It is one of the scariest live theatre experiences that you will ever see!
In The Woman in Black, you will follow the story of a solicitor named Arthur Kipps who travels to Eel Marsh House to attend the funeral of its sole inhabitant, Mrs. Alice Drablow. Unaware of the dark secrets surrounding this house, he catches a glimpse of a young woman, dressed in black, at the funeral. When he inquires about her, he starts feeling a little uneasy as everyone is scared to discuss this woman in black.
As he returns, his life becomes haunted and misfortunes befall him. In an attempt to drive it away, he takes the help of an actor years later to tell his story to others.
Playwright: Stephen Mallatratt
Direction: Robin Herford
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Booking Period: From 7 Sep 2021 - 04 Mar 2023
Located on Russell Street, Convent Garden in London, the Fortune Theatre opened in 1924. Built on the site of the old Albion Tavern, this was the first theatre to be built in London after World War I. The Fortune Theatre is closely associated with The Women in Black which was a long-running play in the West End in 2005 and has now returned to the West End Theatre. Shows of the past include Double Double, Mr. Cinders, Dangerous Obsession, and many more.
Seating Capacity: 419
Fortune Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.
SEE IT SAFELY: The Fortune Theatre operates strictly under the government COVID-19 guidelines.
Address: Russell St, London WC2B 5HH, UK
Tube: The nearest tube station to the Fortune Theatre is Covent Garden in the Piccadilly line and Temple Station in the Circle/District line.
Bus: The following bus lines ply close to the theatre: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 87, 91, 168, 171, 188, 341, and 521.
Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Guide dogs, Washrooms
Accessibility: Fortune Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Fortune Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Strictly prohibited
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The Woman in Black will start playing in Fortune Theatre Theatre from 7 Sep 2021.
The ticket price for The Woman in Black will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £25.80.
The Woman in Black duration is 1 hour and 45 minutes without intermission.
You can watch the West End show The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre, London.
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Yes. Since Fortune Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Woman in Black.
Yes. Children above the age of 5 can attend The Woman in Black with a separate ticket.
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