Theatre Royal Bath Productions has announced the UK premiere of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as part of its 2019 Summer Season, directed by the Tony Award-winning US director Walter Bobbie. The comedy, produced by special arrangement with Joey Parnes, Larry Hirschhorn, Sue Wagner and John Johnson, will open at the Ustinov Studio where it runs from 6 June to 6 July with press night on 12 June.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will open Artistic Director Jonathan Church’s third Summer Season at Theatre Royal Bath. As previously announced, the programme will also include Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit directed by Richard Eyre and starring Jennifer Saunders, Uncle Vanya directed by and starring Rupert Everett in a new version by David Hare, and The Argument starring Felicity Kendal and directed by Christopher Luscombe. Further casting and the full summer programme will be announced in due course.