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    Amadeus Tickets

    After a sold-out season at the National Theatre last year, Michael Longhurst’s powerful production of Amadeus returns to the Olivier Theatre for a limited run. First performed in 1979, Peter Shaffer’s play is based around the lives of prolific composers Mozart and Salieri, as they fought to promote their talent.

    Set in Vienna, the music capital of the world, Amadeus follows a young prodigy as he arrives with the determination to make his name. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart possesses more talent than those around him, and court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote, or destroy it. Seized by excruciating jealousy, Salieri begins a fatal war with Mozart, music and God.

    Adam Gillen and Lucian Msamati reprise their roles as Mozart and Salieri respectively, with further casting including Sarah Amankwah, Fleur de Bray, Wendy Dawn Thompson, Carleen Ebbs, Nicholas Gerard-Martin, Christopher Godwin, Matthew Hargreaves, Carla Harrison-Hodge, Adelle Leonce, Michael Lyle, Andrew Macbean, Alexandra Mathie, Eamonn Mulhall, Ekow Quartey, Hugh Sachs, Matthew Spencer, Everal A Walsh and Peter Willcock.

    Featuring live orchestral accompaniment by the Southbank Sinfonia, the production is directed by Michael Longhurst and features design by Chloe Lamford, choreography by Imogen Knight, lighting design by Jon Clark and sound design by Paul Arditti.

    Amadeus is the gripping story of music, power and jealousy, and plays at the National’s Olivier Theatre from 11 January to 24 April 2018, with a press night on 18 January 2018.

    Performance dates: 11 Jan 2018 - 24 Apr 2018

    Running time: 3 hours (including an interval)

    Age recommendation: Not suitable for children

    Special notice: Those who missed the chance to catch the production last year now have the opportunity to see it again. Fans of Mozart should definitely take a look at his interesting history.

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    Latest Audience Reviews

    alexandert1 15 Feb 2019
    lyndive 30 Dec 2018

    This was one of the best most unique pieces of theatre that I have ever seen. The acting was sublime.... More

    -A 20 Apr 2018

    This was one of the best most unique pieces of theatre that I have ever seen. The acting was sublime. I am in awe of Lucian Msmati. Utterly amazing. The use of opera and orchestra was unique and I was hooked right the way through. Had I been comfortable I would not have noticed the 3hours pass. I would love to see this show again. The cast was so talented and wonderfully diverse. A must see.

    -A 20 Apr 2018

    Thoroughly enjoyed Amadeus at the NT, despite not seeing the film before hand, the play offered incredible... More

    Lethaniel-S-C 02 May 2018

    Thoroughly enjoyed Amadeus at the NT, despite not seeing the film before hand, the play offered incredible performances and brilliant orchestrations from the "Southbank Sinfornia".

    Lethaniel-S-C 02 May 2018

    An excellent interpretation of this classic play made all the more effective with a live orchestra on... More

    moley Top 100 reviewer17 Feb 2018

    An excellent interpretation of this classic play made all the more effective with a live orchestra on stage who also double up as cast extras. The entire cast were superb and versatile and they really made the music of Mozart to life beautifully played and sung. Well worth seeing.

    moley Top 100 reviewer17 Feb 2018

    Amadeus was spectacular! I'd heard a lot of good things about this play and I had this ticket booked... More

    bryonyjameson Top 200 reviewer19 Feb 2018

    Amadeus was spectacular! I'd heard a lot of good things about this play and I had this ticket booked for almost a whole year. The use of orchestra on stage was brilliant while the acting was superb. Surprisingly funny and ever engaging.

    bryonyjameson Top 200 reviewer19 Feb 2018
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