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Tickets for The Elephant Man now on sale at £15 for under 25s

Published by Daniel Bennifer on May 13, 2015 12:18 pm
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Theatregoers under 25 years of age can enjoy £15 Gallery tickets to The Elephant Man, after critically-acclaimed Broadway production.

Gallery tickets for Bradley Cooper’s stint as The Elephant Man at Theatre Royal Haymarket, are available to purchase now at £15 for under 25 year olds, it has been announced.

Directed by Scott Ellis, the much-acclaimed production of The Elephant Man, will begin preview performances next week, on May 19.

It has been confirmed that 100 gallery tickets per performance will be available on a first come, first served basis for the price of £15.

The production, which previously enjoyed a run at the Booth Theatre in New York City, has received four Tony Award nominations including ‘Best Revival of a Play, ‘Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play,’ for Bradley Cooper and ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play,’ for Patricia Clarkson.

Written by Bernard Pomerance, the Broadway production of The Elephant Man features Scenic and Project Design by Timothy R. Mackabee, Costume Design by Clint Ramos, Lighting Design by Philip S. Rosenberg, Original Music and Sound Design by John Gromada, Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe and casting by Calleri Casting.

The play is based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as ‘The Elephant Man,’ which tells the story of a 19th century British man who became the star of the traveling freak show circuit. Though, when the renowned Dr Treves takes Merrick under his care, he is astonished by his intelligence, unshakable faith, and, most of all, his resounding desire for love and understanding.

Starring alongside Bradley Cooper as John Merrick at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket is Patricia Clarkson as Mrs. Kendal, Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Frederick Treves, Anthony Heald as Ross / Bishop How, Scott Lowell as Snorkn / Pinhead Manager / Lord John, Kathryn Meisle as Miss Sandwich / Princess and Henry Stram as Carr Gomm / Conductor.

The cast also includes Chris Bannow, Peter Bradbury, Lucas Calhoun, Eric Clem, Amanda Lea Mason, Marguerite Stimpson and Emma Thorne.

The life of Joseph Merrick was adapted into the 1980 film of the same name, which starred John Hurt in the title role, alongside Anthony Hopkins as Treves. It was nominated for 8 Oscars, 3 BAFTAs and 4 Golden Globes.

The Elephant Man will run from May 19 through August 8. Tickets are available to purchase now for both matinee and evening performances. Those interested, should head on over here.

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