About the Show/Event
Information for Orlando at Jermyn Street Theatre, Inner London (Play). Pageboy to Elizabeth I, lover to a Russian princess, ambassador to Constantinople - Orlando leads a life of excitement and glamour. But one day he falls into a deep sleep, and wakes up to find that he's now a woman. Now, the time-travelling Orlando has to carve out a new path and find new roles to play. Virginia Woolf wrote her masterpiece in 1928 as a tribute to her lover, Vita Sackville West. Sarah Ruhl's dazzling adaptation sweeps the audience on a magical journey across frozen rivers, tumultuous seas, and four centuries.
Approximate runtime 120minutes (including any interval).
Author Sarah Ruhl (adapted from the original novel by Virginia Woolf). Producer Jermyn Street Theatre. Director Stella Powell-Jones.