Enter Achilles at Sadler's Wells tickets
Enter Achilles at Sadler's Wells tickets

Enter Achilles tickets from £18.00

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About the show

Ground-breaking physical theatre production Enter Achilles returns to the UK in a new staging co-produced by Sadler’s Wells and Rambert. Set over a beer-soaked and testosterone-fuelled night at a British pub, it remains devastatingly relevant 25 years after it first premiered.

Where is it showing?

Enter Achilles is playing at Sadler’s Wells as part of the venue’s 2020 season.

When does it open?

The show opens for a limited 12-day run on 26 May 2020.

What is it about?

Enter Achilles is a sharp and shocking confrontation of gender through the lens of British pub culture. As eight men gather at their local, pints in hand, insecurities are revealed, fights are started and the stereotypes of modern masculinity are torn apart.

Performed with deft and imaginative choreography, Enter Achilles was a game-changer when it first tore onto stages in 1995 and is now considered a landmark example of physical theatre.

Who is the creative team?

Enter Achilles is devised and choreographed by Lloyd Newson - the Director of Helpmann Award-winning Australian company DV8 Physical Theatre - and his company of eight performers. This reworking of the show is presented in collaboration with internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company Rambert.

Newson is joined by creative associate Hannes Langolf, composer Adrian Johnston and set designer Ian MacNeil.

How long is it?

The running time is 1 hour 20 minutes, without an interval.

Recommended for

Fans of experimental physical theatre should snap up tickets for Enter Achilles at Sadler’s Wells.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 15+

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OPENING SOON

Dates and times

Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes (no interval)
Opening: 26 May 2020
Booking from: 26 May 2020
Booking until: 06 Jun 2020

Next available performances

DateMatineeEvening
Tuesday 26 May 2020--7:30pm
Wednesday 27 May 2020--7:30pm
Thursday 28 May 2020--7:30pm
Friday 29 May 2020--7:30pm
Saturday 30 May 2020--7:30pm
Sunday 31 May 2020--7:30pm
Tuesday 02 Jun 2020--7:30pm

Location and map

Sadler's Wells
Rosebery Ave
London, EC1R 4TN

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