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David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers present the Old Vic Production of ART written by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton.

ART is a phenomenon and one of the most successful plays ever. Having opened in 1996, it took both the West End and Broadway by storm, won Olivier, Tony, Moliere and every other major theatre award, and has been packing in audiences worldwide for more than twenty years.

When Serge spends an extortionate amount of money on an all white modernist painting, his close friends Marc and Yvan are baffled. But does their violent reactions to this provocative canvas mirror more dangerous antagonisms towards each other? Yasmina Reza’s dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance is a masterpiece.

The all-star cast features Nigel Havers whose numerous credits include The Charmer, Don’t Wait Up and Downton Abbey on television; he was BAFTA nominated for his role in the Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire; and theatre credits include The Importance of Being Earnest, Rebecca and Single Spies.

Olivier Award-winning Denis Lawson is known for his roles as John Jarndyce in the BBC’s adaptation of Bleak House, as Gordon Urquhart in the film Local Hero, as DI Steve McAndrew in BBC 1’s New Tricks, and as Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy. His West End credits include La Cage Aux Folles and Oleanna.

Stephen Tompkinson’s television credits include Drop the Dead Donkey, Ballykissangel, Grafters, Wild at Heart, DCI Banks and he starred in the film Brassed Off.He won the 1994 British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Actor. His stage credits range from Spamalot to Tartuffe.

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CONCESSIONS

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FRIENDS

2-for-1 Mon 21 May 7.30pm, price bands A+/A-C (limited availability)
thereafter
£5 off A+/A, £6 off B – D Tue – Thu perfs (limited availability)

GROUPS

Mon – Thu perfs, price bands A-D
10+ tickets – Save £3 per ticket
20+ tickets – Save £4 per ticket
35+ tickets – Save £5 per ticket plus 1 FREE ticket
(includes £1 transaction fee)

Please be aware that discounts are not applicable within the following areas:
Price Band A+ Stalls rows A-K
Price Band A+ Circle rows A-K

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SCHOOLS & YOUTH GROUPS

Wed 23 May 2pm
Parties of 10 or more pay £15 (Price Bands C-E) plus 1 teacher goes FREE (limited availability)
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FIRST NIGHT 16-24 YEAR OLDS’ MEMBERSHIP

£15 tickets, Mon – Thu, price bands C-D (limited availability)

GENERAL CONCESSIONS

£3 off price bands A, £4 off B – D Mon- Thu (limited availability)

CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES

£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2-for-1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

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STANDBY

24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for lowest price, maximum 2 per booker. Available to full-time students with valid ID (NUS/College or University card with photo and expiry date) or Passport to Leisure card holders with a valid Passport to Leisure card (with expiry date).

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Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

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