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Brand new plays that will sell out quickly
The Royal Court Theatre, primarily based in Sloane Square, has just begun the booking process for their exciting line-up of shows next season.
For those who don't know, The Royal Court strictly produces brand-new plays, often by up-and-coming new voices, and the theatre's upcoming season features promising new works by some new and some already established playwrights. Some of their plays make West End transfers, such as the recent productions of Jumpy and the multiple Olivier and Tony Award winning Clybourne Park.
The Royal Court's new season features plays about controversial topics including abortion and free-market capitalism, as well as a brand new work ambiguously titled A New Play, in which the playwright intends to develop his new play in the rehearsal room so he can "write for the actors I've cast, not cast for the parts I've written". The Low Road, also in the new season's line-up, is a highly anticipated new play by Bruce Norris, the playwright of Clybourne Park.
The Royal Court's downstairs venue, where The Low Road and other new productions will be performed.
Almost anyone who has ever been to The Royal Court would say that everything the theatre produces is fresh, thoughtful, innovative, and relevant, which is why it is sometimes almost impossible to get tickets. So whether you're interested in the new season of one of your favourite theatres or are curious to experience The Royal Court for the first time, I'd suggest booking sooner rather than later.
Another reason to look into The Royal Court's new season is the extremely affordable ticket prices. The most expensive ticket price is £28 for productions in their larger, downstairs venue and £20 for all tickets in their smaller house upstairs. Downstairs tickets can be bought for as cheap as £12 for seats in the slips and the balcony, and great seats for £8 for anyone under 26. The sooner you book, the much higher chances you'll have of scoring the seat you want at an affordable price.
The intimate venue upstairs of The Royal Court Theatre
Check out The Royal Court's description of "What's On" here, and if anything in the new season peaks your interest, book now before it's too late!