National Theatre Casting Updates
The National Theatre have announced their upcoming programming, which includes seven RADA Theatre Production and Acting graduates across eight productions performed in the UK and internationally.
Theatre Production graduate, Jai Morjaria will be Lighting Designer for Wuthering Heights by Emma Rice, at St Ann’s Warehouse in New York from 14 October – 6 November 2022. Jai will also be Lighting Designer for Othello at the Lyttelton Theatre from 23 November – 21 January 2023. Jack Bardoe and Sabi Perez, both Acting graduates, have been in cast in the same production of Othello.
Standing at the Sky’s Edge, an award-winning musical with its London premiere at the Olivier Theatre, will be running from 9 February – 25 March 2023, and Acting graduate Rob Hastie, Sheffield Theatres’ Artistic Director, is directing this production.
Reimagined for young audiences aged 8-12 by Jude Christian, graduate from RADA’s MA in Theatre Directing course, Hamlet will return to the Dorfman Theatre from 20 – 28 March 2023. This tragedy is performed as part of a tour to 5,000 students in state schools in six areas including Knowsley, Lincolnshire and Essex in order to introduce young audiences to the world of Shakespeare.
At the Lyttelton Theatre from 1 February – 8 April 2023, Acting graduate Janet McTeer will be performing in Phaedra and takes the title role. This play sees the title character move away from her focus in politics, and towards her personal life as buried lust and loneliness threaten to destroy all that she has created.
Acting graduate, Rosie Sheehy, has been cast in Romeo and Julie at the Dorfman Theatre from 14 February – 1 April 2023. A new play by Gary Owen and a co-production with Sherman Theatre, this work sees two Welsh characters grapple with first love at a crossroads in a world of unequal opportunity.