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Anna Christie

Donmar Warehouse, Earlham Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9LX
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Exiled from her home by the Old Devil Sea to the inland plains, Anna Christie’s life changed forever at just five years of age. Fifteen years later, she is reunited with the father who sent her away and sets sail in search of a new beginning.
 
Eugene O’Neill’s epic Pulitzer Award-winning play about love and forgiveness, Anna Christie charts one woman's longing to forget the dark secrets of her past and hope for salvation.

The cast of Anna Christie is led by Hollywood star Jude Law, whose hit movies include Sherlock Holmes, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Cold Mountain and The Talented Mr. Ripley. He previously worked with the Donmar Warehouse on Hamlet, for which he played the title role in both the West End and on Broadway.

Law is joined in Anna Christie by Ruth Wilson, who won the 2010 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Donmar. Wilson's other stage credits include Through A Glass Darkly at the Almeida theatre, while her screen career has included Luther, Small Island and The Prisoner.

For more about Anna Christie at the Donmar Warehouse read the First Night Feature or the Big Interview with David Hayman.

Cast & Creatives

Cast
Ruth Wilson, Jude Law, Paul Brightwell, Jenny Galloway, David Hayman, Robert Lonsdale, Henry Pettigrew, Michael Walters, Matt Wilman
Author
Eugene O'Neill
Director
Rob Ashford
Music by
Adam Cork
Producer
Donmar Warehouse
Sound
Adam Cork

Donmar Warehouse

Address
Earlham Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9LX
Telephone
0844 871 7624
Official site
www.donmarwarehouse.com
Nearest tube
Covent Garden (275m)
Nearest bus
14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 176
Parking

50% off parking when you park at Q-Park Chinatown, only 5 minutes walk away.

This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Access information

How to book
Tel: 0871 297 5477
Discounts
Discounts available for disabled theatregoers and their companions.
Limited mobility
Aisle seats have the most legroom, except row A in the Stalls. C9 and C30 in the Stalls have unlimited legroom.
Access description
A portable ramp can be placed over the 15cm step into entrance on Earlham Street. Box office counter is straight ahead from the Earlham Street entrance. Lift up to all floors of the auditorium, to the right of the box office counter. All staircases have handrails on both sides and steps are highlighted. Stalls up 26 steps from the foyer and have one step between rows. Circle up 48 steps from the foyer, with one step between rows. The Stalls is level, the Circle is raked.
Hearing impaired
Infra-red system with 8 headsets. Headsets can be collected from the Box Office. Returnable deposit of credit card or driving licence required. Portable induction loop at the Box Office.
Guide dogs policy
Guide dogs are allowed in the auditorium, alternatively staff are happy to dog-sit. The theatre can accommodate 4 guide dogs per performance.
Wheelchairs
Slight slope up from the lift to the back of the Stalls. 1 space for a wheelchair user in the Stalls. Up to 4 wheelchair transfer seats available. Wheelchair/Scooters are stored beside the Box Office.
Toilets
Women’s and men’s off the Circle bar, off the foyer and 4 steps up from the Stalls.
Disabled toilets
Adapted toilet off Circle bar.
Bars
2 licensed bars. No steps to both the Stalls and the Circle bars. Both have fixed seating and limited space. Drinks may be taken into the auditorium in plastic cups, or brought to customers.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens
Age suitability
All
Genre
Play
Duration
2h30
Previews from
04.08.2011
Opening night
09.08.2011
Closing
08.10.2011
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