The Boys In The Band play goes to London

This morning actor Mark Gatiss shared the great news on Twitter:

We’re having a party! Wanna come?


So the play The Boys In The Band by Mart Crowley goes to the Park Theatre in London from the 28th of September to the 30th of October 2016.

Mark Gatiss will play Harold and his husband, the actor Ian Hallard, will play Michael.

No surprises they’re going to play the two main characters.

Here the official website, Twitter account @BoysBandPlay and Facebook page BoysBandPlay. Park Theatre @ParkTheatre.

Here an article on the revival:

I think the 1970 movie by William Friedkin from the same play was a masterpiece! So funny and bitter-sweet at the same time! Harold and Bernard are still my favorite in the movie, btw. While I’m still divided about Michael.

So I was hoping it would be made on stage, sooner or later. It’s about time someone take it to a theatre again!

Unfortunately, I’m quite sure I can’t make it, as I booked for London and Stratford at the beginning of September, so would be hard to me to be back to the UK again from Italy on the same month – and for sure this show will go sold out in a snap, as soon as the booking starts on Tuesday 3rd May – what a pity! Typical Italian problem…


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NT new season

Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change.

Husbands & Sons interweaves three of D H Lawrence’s greatest dramas, and plays them simultaneously.

Banned by the censors in 1907, Harley Granville Barker’s controversial masterpiece exposes a cut-throat, cynical world of sex, sleaze and suicide.

A reunion at the almost legendary club, The Talk House. The world premiere of a new play by Wallace Shawn

A short play about death by Caryl Churchill.

Ivan Turgenev’s A Month in the Country, presented here in a new version by Patrick Marber

Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good celebrates the redemptive power of art. Travelex £15 Tickets.

People, Places and Things is the latest collaboration between Headlong and the National, following the acclaimed Earthquakes in London and The Effect.

This acclaimed re-imagining of Brontë’s masterpiece was first staged by Bristol Old Vic, now presented as a single performance.

A brand new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice in Wonderland, by Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini

Chiwetel Ejiofor is Everyman: successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. With words by Carol Ann Duffy. Travelex £15 Tickets.

A wild comedy of love and cash by George Farquhar. Travelex £15 Tickets.

Passion. Loyalty. Salvation. A new play by Patrick Marber, writer of Closer and Dealer’s Choice.

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ whip-smart look at love and addiction finds light even in the darkest corners of New York City

A fast-paced and energetic re-telling of Shakespeare’s hilarious and moving farce, suitable for 8 – 12yrs.

Jon Klassen’s brilliant, witty book has fast become a modern children’s classic and now comes to the stage.

Islington Community Theatre investigate the workings of the adolescent brain.

A sinister and surreal thriller from Alistair McDowall, directed by Ned Bennett.