The international hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong returns to London's Duchess Theatre beginning June 18.
The Duchess Theatre reopens in line with current U.K. government guidelines plus robust risk mitigation. Preventative measures include a health questionnaire to be emailed 48 hours in advance of the performance, contactless tickets, compulsory masks, hand sanitization stations throughout the building, deep clean and building sanitation, and additional entrances and exits. For more information visit NimaxTheatres.com.
The London company includes Blayar Benn, Ross Green, Elan James, Michael Keane, David Kirkbride, Jack Michael Stacey, Ciara Morris, and Ellie Morris with understudies Rosemarie Akwafo, Euan Bennet, Colin Burnicle, Sally Cheng, and Oliver Clayton.
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Producers Kenny Wax and Stage Presence Ltd. said in an earlier statement, "The shortest emotional distance between two people is a laugh. So, we're delighted to have the chance to bring people together again. It's going to be very emotional. In a good way."
The Play That Goes Wrong began performances on Broadway March 9, 2017, playing 27 previews and 745 performances. The play subsequently played Off-Broadway's New World Stages, where it will reopen October 15. The Broadway production received the 2017 Tony Award for Best Set Design.