The Twilight Zone is the electrifying sci-fi drama packed with apt socio-political commentary. In a world where everything is part of the imagination, the Twilight Zone is the sticky area between past and present, light and shadow, science and superstition and fear and knowledge.
Original casting at the Almeida Theatre included Oliver Alvin-Wilson, Franc Ashman, Adrianna Bertola, Lizzy Connolly, Amy Griffiths, Neil Haigh, Cosmo Jarvis, John Marquez, Matthew Needham and Sam Swainsbury.
Anne Washburn adapts The Twilight Zone for the stage, with previous credits including the heralded Mr Burns. Richard Jones directs, after helming multiple productions at the Young Vic and National Theatre, as well as receiving Olivier Awards for Too Clever by Half and Sondheim musical Into the Woods.
Further creative team includes set designer Paul Steinberg, costume designer Nicky Gillibrand, movement director Aletta Collins and lighting designer Mimi Jordan Sherin, with composer and sound designer Sarah Angliss.
Based on the original stories by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson, The Twilight Zone entertained audiences for years. After a premiere at the Almeida Theatre in 2017, the show returns to London, playing a strictly limited season at the Ambassadors Theatre from 19 March 2019.
Recommended forThose who enjoyed the original CBS television show will thoroughly enjoy this stage adaptation, whilst those who missed it during its run at the Almeida now have the chance to see the production in the West End.
Age Recommendations: Recommended 12+