Cressida archiveIt is the early 1630s and women in England are barred from the stage. In the sleazily glamorous world of London theatre, actor John Shank trains talented young boys to play female roles. When the theatre company that Shank invests in goes under and leaves him up to his eyes in debt, his only hope of escaping bankruptcy is to find a new star. Enter an unlikely 14-year-old wannabe, Stephen Hammerton. World premiere. Gambon's first appearance with the Almeida.
Performers Michael Gambon (John Shank), Daniel Brocklebank, Anthony Calf, Lee Ingleby, Charles Kay, Michael Legge, Malcolm Sinclair.
Author Nicholas Wright. Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Paul Pyant. Sound Fergus O'Hare. Music Richard Sisson. Sound Fergus O'Hare.


Cressida (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01723876287. Details of all Cressida archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0704211648

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24 Mar 00
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Noel Coward Theatre
West End
Greater London

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