‘Sunday Encounters at the Haymarket – a live season of events at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, launches on March 10 with Broadway legend Patti LuPone.
Here is the full programme…
March 10th, 7pm: Patti LuPone in conversation with Edward Seckerson
Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone sits down with writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson to talk about her rich and varied career.
March 17th, 3pm: ‘Gosh, it’s Judi Dench in conversation with Gyles Brandreth’
Judi joins Gyles as they take us on a roller-coaster ride through her career, recalling some of the stars she’s known and worked with and ending with her performing a Shakespeare sonnet.
March 17, 7pm: An Evening with Charles Dance
In a very rare public appearance, Charles Dance discusses his remarkable 50-year career in theatre, film and television.
March 24th, 7pm: Kerry Ellis: An Evening of Music and Memories
West End and Broadway star talks to Gaby Roslin about 20 years in show business and performs songs from throughout her career.
March 31st, 7pm: An Evening with Jason Robert Brown and Special Guests
An informal, intimate concert with the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown. Special guest to be announced in due course.
April 7th, 7pm: Anne Reid Interviews Sir Derek Jacobi
Two of the most celebrated British icons of stage and screen, Sir Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid meet on stage in conversation for the first time.
May 5th 2pm: Dame Patricia Routledge: Facing the Music – A Life in Musical Theatre
In this fascinating encounter with the writer, presenter and broadcaster Edward Seckerson she recalls this very special part of her career with access to some rare and treasured recordings.
May 5th, 7pm Michael Morpugo: 75th Anniversary Tour
Michael began writing stories in the early ‘70s, inspired by the children he taught in his primary school class in Kent. He has written over 130 books, including The Butterfly Lion, Kensuke’s Kingdom, Private Peaceful and War Horse.
May 12th, 2.30pm: Misha Glenny: McMafia
Misha Glenny is an award-winning journalist and author; his international bestselling book, McMafia, was recently turned into the hit BBC TV series of the same name.
Described by The Guardian as ‘a world authority on global organised crime.’
May 12th, 7pm: Carlos Acosta in conversation with Mike Parkinson
For one night only, Carlos Acosta, the greatest male ballet dancer of our generation is in conversation with Mike Parkinson, youngest son of Sir Michael Parkinson. His story is as improbable and enthralling as his dancing, so expect captivating dialogue and Carlos might even be persuaded to dance.
May 19th, All day from 12pm – 6.30pm: Curious Arts Curates London Curious
Join us for the day at the Theatre Royal Haymarket for ‘London Curious’ on Sunday 19th May where a series of a curious adventures with leading cultural and social historians, among them that godfather of London psychogeography Iain Sinclair, will take you into the heart of our great and teeming metropolis.
June 2nd, 7pm: Simon Schama: Wordy The Tour
Simon Schama asks if can words still pack a punch in the reign of Twitter?
Have the carriers of thought, the deliverers of argument, the elements of poetry, the sounds that make us human lost their force in the age of short attention span?
June 9th, 3pm: Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year
Mercury Musical Developments and The Stephen Sondheim Society presents the 13th annual STEPHEN SONDHEIM SOCIETY STUDENT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR competition and STILES + DREWE PRIZE.
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