Life Of Pi announce UK and Ireland Tour 2023-24

Lolita Chakrabarti’s dazzling Olivier Award-winning stage adaption of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel Life of Pi, which is currently running at Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End and stars an extraordinary life-size puppeteered Bengal Tiger, begins its first-ever tour of the UK and Ireland at the Sheffield’s Lyceum theatre in August 2023, where it will run from 29 August to 16 September 2023. The critically acclaimed production also begins previews … Continue reading Life Of Pi announce UK and Ireland Tour 2023-24

Lolita Chakrabarti to adapt best selling novel Hamnet for RSC

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Neal Street Productions, in association with Hera Pictures, announce the world-premiere stage production of Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti. The production will open in the newly refurbished Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon from Saturday 1 April 2023.  The story pulls back a curtain on the imagined life of William Shakespeare and the woman and family who influenced his work. The production will run for an eleven-week … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti to adapt best selling novel Hamnet for RSC

‘Life of Pi’ to open on Broadway in March 2023

Lolita Chakrabarti’s stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel Life of Pi will premiere at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre with performances beginning Thursday, March 9, 2023, ahead of an official opening on Thursday, March 30, 2023. The Broadway staging is produced by Simon Friend, Daryl Roth, Hal Luftig, Mark Gordon and Playing Field. Prior to Broadway, Life of Pi will make its North American Premiere at the American Repertory Theater … Continue reading ‘Life of Pi’ to open on Broadway in March 2023

The Old Vic announces the highly anticipated World Premiere of new musical Sylvia, starring Beverley Knight and featuring Lolita Chakrabarti as dramaturg 

Today, The Old Vic and ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company, in association with Sadler’s Wells, announce the highly anticipated world premiere of the hip hop musical Sylvia, directed and choreographed by Kate Prince and starring Beverley Knight as Emmeline Pankhurst, following its first appearance at The Old Vic in 2018 as a work-in- progress. In a limited run, the production will play from 27 January to 01 April 2023, with a press performance on … Continue reading The Old Vic announces the highly anticipated World Premiere of new musical Sylvia, starring Beverley Knight and featuring Lolita Chakrabarti as dramaturg 

Lolita Chakrabarti scoops Best New Play at Olivier Awards 2022 as Life of Pi bags a total of five fabulous awards

Playwright and actress Lolita Chakrabarti has been awarded the Best New Play award at this year’s Olivier Awards for her adaptation of Life of Pi. Life of Pi also won four more awards on the night, including Best Actor for Hiran Abeysekera, Best Supporting Actor for the seven actors and puppeteers behind ‘Richard Parker’, Best Set Design and Best Lighting. Lolita Chakrabarti thanked Martel for … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti scoops Best New Play at Olivier Awards 2022 as Life of Pi bags a total of five fabulous awards