One of the most controversial and celebrated plays of the past thirty years returns to the West End.
Oleanna, a 1992 two-person play by David Mamet, is about the power struggle between a college professor and one of his students, who accuses him of sexual harassment, thereby ruining his chances of getting a job.
The show last had a London production in 2004.
For its 2021 revival, it will be performed at the London Art’s Theatre, just around the corner from Leicester Square Tube Station, and will run until 23 October.
The production stars Rosie Sheehy and Jonathan Slinger as Carol and John, respectively. Sheehy’s television appearances include BBC’s Call The Midwife and HBO’s Chernobyl. Her plays include RSC’s King John and Anna X at The Vaults. Slinger’s films include A Knight’s Tale and The Salisbury Poisonings. He has extensive theatrical credits, having worked at the Royal National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe and with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The current production is directed by Lucy Bailey, best known for Baby Doll at the National Theater and Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall.
There is a special offer on tickets where seats that normally cost between £56 and £75 are all offered for £30.
Booking details here.
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