JEKYLL & HYDE UK TOUR

Written by Ross McGregor

Based on the novella by Robert Louis Stevenson
Produced by Arrows & Traps Theatre


Following their ★★★★★ productions of Frankenstein (2017) and Dracula (2018) - Arrows & Traps Theatre return to complete their 5-Time-Off-West-End-Award-Nominated Gothic Trilogy with a brand-new adaptation with a UK tour of The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde.


3rd - 28th September 2019 -

Brockley Jack, London

10th - 12th October 2019 - Mill Studio Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford

26th - 28th February 2020 - Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

29th February 2020 - Sundial Theatre, Cirencester

2nd - 3rd March 2020 - Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

4th - 5th March 2020 - Library Theatre, Luton

6th March 2020 - Cramphorn Studio, Chelmsford

7th March 2020 - Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

8th March 2020 - The Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe

10th March 2020 - Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes

11th March 2020 - Dorchester Arts, Dorset


12th - 13th March 2020 - The Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

18th March 2020 - Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

23rd -25th March 2020 - Studio @ New Wimbledon Theatre


28th March 2020 - Brookside Theatre, Romford

3rd April 2020 - Astor Theatre, Deal


“The object of power is power.” George Orwell

2020.  The President Of The United States has fallen, impeached for corruption and now awaits trial.  As the American senate slides into chaos, election fever grips the nation.  In the wake of yet another mass shooting, Mayor Henry Jekyll, a bold, young, liberal independent, announces his candidacy to run for the Oval Office.  His one promise: to end America’s toxic love affair with guns.  Emboldened by a landmark level of public support, Jekyll’s victory seems almost inevitable.

However, as Voting Day draws ever nearer, Gabrielle Utterson, Jekyll’s press secretary grows increasingly suspicious of her mayor’s close friend – Mister Edward Hyde.  As the rumours and accusations multiply, Utterson must race to uncover exactly what power Hyde holds over Jekyll – culminating in a final dark night, where all secrets are told, all truths are found, and a dreadful reckoning will take place.

Fifteen-time Off West End Award-Nominated Arrows & Traps Theatre bring their critically-acclaimed modern twist to Robert Louis Stevenson’s iconic gothic classic, reimagining it as a gripping political thriller set in the halls of American power. This bold new adaptation stays true to the original text’s themes, making it a great night of entertainment for fans for the novella, a thrilling and clear physicalisation for GCSE students of the text, and the perfect launching point for newcomers to the tale.

Contains violence and strong language. Suitable for 14+

 

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