ART- Comedy by Yasmina Reza

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Lighthouse Poole is delighted to announce it is to play host to the premiere of the first non-replica revival of Yasmina Reza’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning comedy ART on Thursday 29 August.

Starring comedian Seann Walsh, it will play a three-night run with a matinee performance on Saturday 31 August and is preceded by four days of rehearsals ahead of a UK tour.

Named best comedy at the Olivier Awards, Tony Awards and Moliere Awards, ART played a historic nine years in London's West End and two years on Broadway, as well as travelling around the globe to entertain audiences worldwide. 

Iqbal Khan (East is East, National Theatre; Othello, RSC) directs Seann Walsh and an all-star cast in this brand-new production of Yasmina Reza's fiendishly clever and hilariously funny play. 

When Serge buys a large, expensive, completely white painting, his friend Marc is horrified and leads to a strained debate about what constitutes art. Caught in the middle, Yvan tries to calm them, but what effect does this have on their friendship?

Tickets go on pre-sale to Lighthouse Friends only from Wednesday 10 April and on general sale from Friday 12 April. 

For details of Lighthouse Friends, click here


What they say…

‘You'll roar with laughter’ New York Post  

‘ART is a phenomenon’ The Times 

‘Anyone looking for a play that is funny, sophisticated, stylish, stimulating and moving should go to ART.’ The Independent 

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21 Kingland Road
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Opening Times

Season (29 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)


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