By Harry Mottram: Some great shows are coming to Bath’s theatres this spring. Including one of the classics of American literature is Of Mice and Men – which many a student will have read.
John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men appears at the Theatre Royal Bath from Tuesday 2nd to
Saturday 6th May, in a new staging which opened this spring at Birmingham Rep Theatre. A
story of enduring friendship, this production directed by Birmingham Rep Associate Director,
Iqbal Khan, focuses a 2023 lens on John Steinbeck’s tale of the crumbling American dream.
Box Office: 01225 448844, www.theatreroyal.org.uk
Meanwhile at the Rondo Theatre William Shakespeare’s history play Julius Caesar runs from Wed 26 – Sat 29 April in production by Bath Drama. It is a story of a dictator who is consumed with power and is overthrown in a bloody coup. Sounds like a story of our times. This production is not all about togas but is given a more contemporary feel.
Tickets at https://rondotheatre.co.uk/whats-on/
Another classic of the English Literature canon is Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. A production comes to the Mission Theatre from Tuesday 9th – Saturday 13th May 7:30pm. Tickets at http://www.missiontheatre.co.uk/whats-on/2022/11/29/waiting-for-godot-by-samuel-beckett