Leah Harvey (The Shakespeare Trilogy, Donmar) will play one of a number of eponymous roles as Emilia 1. I really enjoyed the women’s portrayal of the men, particularly Charity Wakefield as William Shakespeare, and Amanda Wilkin as Alphonso, who was hilarious. Following the run at the Globe, the production was announced to transfer into the West End at the Vaudeville Theatre from 8 March 2019. If you click through to seat selection (where you'll see either best available or a seating plan), you will be seeing the most up-to-date prices. Leah Harvey (The Shakespeare Trilogy, Donmar) will play one of a number of eponymous roles as Emilia 1. Adelle Leonce (Amadeus) joins the previously announced Nadia Albina, Anna Andresen, Jackie Clune, Saffron Coomber (who plays Emilia 1), Jenni Maitland, Clare Perkins (who plays Emilia 3), Carolyn Pickles, Sarah Seggari, Sophie Stone, Charity Wakefield, Amanda Wilkin … Emilia is played by three actresses; Saffron Coomber as the young Emilia coming to terms with the death of her parents and making her way through the royal court, Adelle Leonce as an older Emilia with more wisdom and further pain and Clare Perkins is Emilia at the end of her life looking back on the injustices she faced as a woman and as a creative. Emilia 2 - Adelle Leonce. The production featured an all-female cast and was directed by Nicole Charles. Please bear with us as we try to keep this page as up to date as possible. Emilia is perceptive and cynical, maybe as a result of her relationship with Iago. The cast of Emilia at the Vaudeville Theatre. Photo credit Helen Murray. Emilia received its acclaimed premiere at Shakespeare's Globe in 2018, before galvanising West End audiences the following year. Why was her story erased from history? If you have booked via a ticket agent they will also be in contact with you directly. Our producers continue to plan for all eventualities dependent on the individual needs of their shows and we will provide further updates on specific shows as and when they become available. The cast also includes Nadia Albina, Anna Andresen, Jackie Clune, SJenni Maitland, Carolyn Pickles, Sarah Seggari, Sophie Stone, Charity Wakefield, Amanda Wilkin and Tanika Yearwood. First performed at Shakespeare’s Globe, Emilia made its West End transfer at the Vaudeville Theatre in spring 2019. 14 January 2019. Don’t miss this second chance to catch it when it plays a season at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre from 8 March 2019 until 1 June 2019. It's also interesting that Emilia is the most commonly used name in Shakespeare's canon. Emilia 3 - Clare Perkins. Could she have been the 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's sonnets? Lord Thomas Howard/Hester/Lady Helena - Jackie Clune. Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall, Doctor Who; BBC) will play William Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s Globe’s “EXTRAORDINARILY ROUSING NEW PLAY” (The Independent) which met with “WHOOPS, CHEERS, BELLY LAUGHS, A STANDING OVATION” (Time Out), now comes to homes around the world.An all-female cast playing both hers and hims rouses “AUDIENCES INTO A PITCH OF FERVOUR” (The Guardian) in a “MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION” (The Stage) filled with “WIT, … The Stage noted that, "Emilia is a play that transcends time, and place, to find meaning and relevance in a world far removed from its own". The play will be the last hosted at the Pop-up Globe playhouse in Auckland before the building is torn down. Saffron Coomber, Adelle Leonce and Clare Perkins as Emilia | Photograph: Helen Murray . Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall, Doctor Who; BBC) will … Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the all-female cast for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play Emilia, directed by Nicole Charles. Further casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's Emilia, which opens in March at the Vaudeville Theatre. Currently closed due to the current situation, we are now selling our great last minute seats and prices online. Vinette Robinson (The A-Word, BBC) will play Emilia 2, and Clare Perkins (Genesis Inc, Hampstead) plays Emilia 3. Our ‘extraordinarily rousing new play’ (The Independent) is back! Tickets can be booked via the venue’s website. Iago kills Emilia, but not before Othello has learned what has been done. The production featured an all-female cast and was directed by Nicole Charles. 06/03/2020. Shakespeare’s Globe’s rousing new play Emilia now playing at the Vaudeville Theatre. T he main characters in Othello are Othello, Iago, Desdemona, Emilia, Cassio, and Roderigo.. Othello is a Moorish general driven mad with false jealousy. If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website for an affected performance, please be assured that they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, a credit note/voucher or a refund. She is the first to suggest that somebody is telling Othello untruths about Desdemona; “The Moor’s abused by some most villainous knave./Some base, notorious knave” (Act 4 Scene 2, Line 143-5). 7.30pm: Head to www.EmiliaLive.com and press PLAY when the counter gets to zero to watch the Emilia ladies SLAY. The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, and his treacherous ensign, Iago. Commissioned specifically for Shakespeare’s Globe, and performed with an all-female cast, Morgan Lloyd-Malcolm's acclaimed play reveals the life of Emilia: poet, mother and feminist. As more areas move into Tier 3 and Tier 4, many theatre makers are now left without work just before Christmas. Please be reassured that if we have to cancel future performances you will be directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider. [2], In October 2020, it was announced that an archive recording of the 2019 West End production would be available to watch online between 10 and 24 November 2020 to support the theatre industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Saffron Coomber, Adelle Leonce, and Clare Perkins plays the Emilias. Official London Theatre is run by Society of London Theatre (SOLT) a not-for-profit organisation representing the theatre industry. Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603.It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio (a disciple of Boccaccio's), first published in 1565. In the meantime stay safe and healthy. An archive recording of the West End play Emilia will be made available to watch next month. If you click through to seat selection (where you'll see either best available or a seating plan), you will be seeing the most up-to-date prices. We are so sorry that in these testing and difficult times you are not able to enjoy the show you have booked for and hope the following helps clarify next steps in respect of your tickets . Click here to learn more. Shakespeare’s Globe announces festival of events for Refugee Week, Matt Henry to star in The Two Noble Kinsmen at Shakespeare’s Globe. Buy the Emilia Playtext in our shop. Othello Characters. Starring as Emilia Bassano are Adelle Leonce, Clare Perkins, and Saffron Coomber. Due to the current pandemic various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows. If this differs from what we've written on the calendar, please bear with us, as those prices will update soon. What of her own poetry? The witty flirtations between Shakespeare and Saffron Coomber’s Emilia are really entertaining. SOLT also runs the Olivier Awards, West End LIVE, TKTS, Theatre Tokens, Kids Week and the New Year Sale. The play was commissioned for the Shakespeare's Globe where it opened from 10 August 2018 running until 1 September. We look forward to welcoming you back into our theatres as soon as we are allowed to resume performances. We will be showing a live streaming of Emilia in the Wychwood hall on Wednesday 18 th November at 7.30pm. On 27 June 2019, Nick Hern Books announced that the play was available to be performed by all-female casts in UK educational institutions. [3] This date was later extended to December 2nd. The cast is completed by Nadia Albina, Anna Andresen, Jackie Clune, Adelle Leonce, Jenni Maitland, Carolyn Pickles, Sarah Seggari, Sophie Stone, Charity Wakefield, Amanda Wilkin and Tanika Yearwood. Leah Harvey, Vinette Robinson and Clare Perkins … In order for us to serve our audiences the best we can, please do not get in touch with your point of sale if you have booked for performances after 31 May. Please check with the individual shows for details. Please bear with us as we try to keep this page as up to date as possible. Emilia plays at Shakespeare’s Globe from 10 August. The play was commissioned for the Shakespeare's Globe where it opened from 10 August 2018 running until 1 September. Emilia 1 - Saffron Coomber. We are processing in strict date order of performance, so you are likely to be contacted after the date you were due to go to the theatre. It is throughout, however, a highly theatrical piece vividly directed by Nicole Charles and played by a diverse all-female cast. It wasn't. Emilia continues to thread her way through each of the plays in which she appears this summer season, excepting Emilia the Abbess in The Comedy of Errors. Emilia archived West End production to be streamed with pay-what-you-can pricing ... all ticket buyers will be able to purchase the play script with an exclusive 30 per cent discount. During the show, follow # EmiliaWatchParty on Twitter and join in the fun! Emilia is a play that is vibrant and urgent on many levels: the cast, the story, the writing, the creative team. Emilia is a play Morgan Lloyd Malcolm inspired by the life of the 17th century poet and feminist Emilia Bassano, as well as her speculated role as William Shakespeare's "Dark Lady.". 25,000 tickets under £25. [4], "Emilia The Play to close two weeks early at the West End's Vaudeville Theatre", "Olivier Awards 2020 winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Sharon D Clarke, Andrew Scott, Emilia and more | WhatsOnStage", Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Emilia_(play)&oldid=992773815, Cultural depictions of William Shakespeare, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 December 2020, at 00:55. Four hundred years ago, Emilia Bassano wanted her voice to be heard. Also, keep your eyes peeled for further cast content on @WhatsOnStage Instagram through the show. However, we want to reassure you that you will be contacted, and your order will be processed, but please do bear with us. An all-female cast will perform in this ‘magnificent production’ (The Stage) filled with ‘wit, fierce intelligence and heady intensity’ (The Times). Lady Mary Sidney/Margaret Johnson/Eve - Anna Andresen. This time, the focus will be on this exceptional woman who managed to outlive all the men the history books tethered her to. ... Pop-up Globe premieres Emilia, with all-female cast . From 4 to 22 March 2020, the play ran as part of the farewell Anthony Harper Pop-up Globe season in Auckland, New Zealand, directed by Miriama McDowell. If you find a mistake, please let us know by emailing. TV. The play began life at Shakespeare’s Globe, commissioned as part of new artistic director Michelle Terry’s opening season, written by playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm. A contemporary chiaroscuro fantasy of a bio-play, “Emilia” transferred from Shakespeare’s Globe to the West End last year and recently … The play charts the life of Emilia Bassano, the poet, mother and feminist who is thought to have inspired the ‘Dark Lady’ in Shakespeare’s sonnets, as well as the Emilia characters who appear in Othello, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter’s Tale and The Comedy Of Errors. We are now cancelling all performances up until and including 31 May 2020 to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen. Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams. For more than 40 years, TKTS was our on-the-day theatre ticket box office in Leicester Square. The cast also comprises Nadia Albina (Lady Katherine), Anna Andresen (Mary Sidney), Shiloh Coke (Lady Anne Clifford), Jenni Matiland (Countess of Kent), Carolyn Pickles (Lord Henry Carey), Sophie Russell (The Prudes, Royal Court), Sarah Seggari (Lady Cordelia), Sophie Stone (Lady Margaret Clifford), and Amanda Wilkin (Alphonso Lanier). We now sell our famous TKTS Booth discounts online here at Official London Theatre. We’d like to thank everyone who has been patient and kind in dealing with their ticket providers so far and we are sorry that we cannot process your order as quickly as we would like. When Emilia discovers Othello in the act, she confronts him and explains that it was Iago who tricked them all. Donate to the Theatre Artists Fund at no extra charge when shopping on AmazonSmile, London Theatre News Today: Monday 21 December, Five ways you can help the theatre industry, Due to the current pandemic various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows. We have an exciting opportunity for your daughter to view the three-time Olivier award winning (Best comedy/entertainment play, best costume, and best sound design) play Emilia. Lady Katherine Howard/Desdemona/River Woman - Nadia Albina. The three Emilias of Emilia© Helen Murray. If this differs from what we've written on the calendar, please bear with us, as those prices will update soon. Emilia Analysis . The Olivier Award-Nominated production of EMILIA by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm will be premiered online as a 'watch-along' event with Morgan joined by members of the cast … The full West End Emilia cast and creatives As a play that revolves around the life and untold story of Emilia Bassano, the character of Emilia will be played by three different actresses who portray her at different stages in her life. After last year’s performances at the Vaudeville Theatre, audiences can relive the play with the cast and crew via an online livestream on 10 November, with the play then staying online for a … In Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's electrifying play, Emilia and her sisters reach out across the centuries with passion, fury, laughter and song. Othello commits suicide, and Iago is taken into custody. Emilia is created and performed by a diverse all-female cast. Vinette Robinson (The A-Word, BBC) will play Emilia 2, and Clare Perkins (Genesis Inc, Hampstead) plays Emilia 3. Countess of Kent/Mary/Man at the Globe 1/Simon Forman - Jenni Maitland In … It also won three Olivier Awards, including Best Entertainment or Comedy Play. Book Now direct from the venue! I once heard a feminist advising fellow feminists not to commit arson, because in addition to … The limited run was due to end on 15 June, however it was announced that it would be closing two weeks early on 1 June 2019.[1]. Emilia the Play transferred from The Globe to London West End’s Vaudeville Theatre, and sadly ends its run on June 1st, 2019. While theatres are currently closed, various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows, including cancellations and rescheduled performances. If you find a mistake, please let us know by emailing enquiries@soltukt.co.uk. There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience. English actress Emilia Clarke portrayed the role of Daenerys Targaryen for all eight seasons of Game of Thrones, but she wasn't the first person cast in the part.Fellow English actress Tamzin Merchant was originally cast to play the Mother of Dragons for the HBO series based on the books by George R.R. The actor recalls her first scene, and discusses how taking on the role of Daenerys has changed how she thinks of herself. Emilia will be playing at the Vaudeville Theatre from 8 March. Your support is a lifeline to those in need right now. Our play assumes that they did have a relationship and, if that is the case, how might Emilia … The play, written by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, gives us a glimpse into the life of the seventeenth-century poet Emilia Bassano Lanier, who was allegedly one of Shakespeare’s muses. A highly theatrical piece vividly directed by Nicole Charles and played by a all-female! 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