It has been announced that from February 2013 the Cottesloe Theatre will be closed and refurbished as part of the NT Future Transformation project. The space will re-open in spring 2014 and be renamed the Dorfman Theatre with improved facilities. From April 2013 the NT will open The Shed: a temporary performance space at the front of the building. "Celebrating new theatre that is adventurous, ambitious and challenging", the programme will feature a mix of emerging and established artists, visitors from around the world and a range of unexpected collaborations.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child The new stage play by Jack Thorne based on a new and original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany will premiere in Londonís West End in summer 2016 at the Palace Theatre.