20 April - 11 July 2020
Directed by: Robert Icke
Press Night: 29 April 2020
Robert Icke’s (TheWild Duck, Hamlet, Mary Stuart, Oresteia, 1984) sold-out, five-star Almeida Theatre production, The Doctor, will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre. Olivier Award winner, Juliet Stevenson, ‘delivering one of the peak performances of the theatrical year’ (The Guardian), will reprise her role as Professor Ruth Wolff.
The Doctor, by Robert Icke, very freely adapted from Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler, has been critically lauded since its opening at the Almeida in August 2019. The production has designs by Hildegard Bechtler, lighting by Natasha Chivers, sound and composition by Tom Gibbons and casting by Julia Horan. Further casting to be announced in due course.
Written by Robert Icke, very freely adapted from 'Professor Bernhardi' by Arthur Schnitzler.