The Score: Theatre Royal Bath (Oct 23)
6.5m dia. Revolving Stage

The Score, which is written by Oliver Cotton and directed by Trevor Nunn, is set in Potsdam, Prussia in 1747.  Johann Sebastian Bach reluctantly visits the court of Frederick II, Europe’s most ambitious and dangerous leader, and the explosive events of the following days could not have been predicted by either man.

Somewhere Out There You: Abbey Theatre, Dublin (Sept – Oct 23)
6.5m dia. Revolving Stage and Surround Stage

Director Wayne Jordan’s bright, buoyant production of a baggily structured, overlong script has the large cast swirling through dreamy tableaux of Dublin and Paris, on a stage fringed by tinsel curtains. An elaborate plot twist with observations about the parallels between role-play and artifice in theatre and in love losing some of their sharpness along […]

God of Carnage: Lyric Hammersmith (Sept 23)
6m dia. Revolving Stage

Yasmina Reza’s Olivier and Tony Award-winning comedy-drama God of Carnage is revived at Lyric Hammersmith. Translated into English by Christopher Hampton, God of Carnage is a ruthlessly comic study of middle-class parenting. Lyric’s Associate Director Nicholai La Barrie directs. The 2008 production won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and the Tony Award for Best New Play.

Next to Normal: Donmar Warehouse, London (Aug – Oct 23)
4m dia. Revolving Stage with Surround Stage

Critically acclaimed Broadway musical Next to Normal is an intimate exploration of family and loss.  At its heart is a suburban wife and mother living with bipolar disorder and haunted by her past.  Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst directs the long-awaited UK première of this powerful musical about a far from average family. Next to Normal is the winner of the […]

In Dreams: Leeds Playhouse (Jul – Aug 23)
4.5m dia. Revolving Stage with Surround Stage

Written by Emmy and Golden Globe-winning and Tony and Olivier Award-nominated David West Read and directed by multi-award winning Luke Sheppard, In Dreams is a feel-good musical filled with love, laughter and the joy of living life to the full. Set to the soaring songs of Roy Orbison, this inspiring story tugs at the heart strings of the audience as they […]

Winner’s Curse: Park Theatre, London (Feb-Mar 23)
3.5m dia. Revolving Stage and Surround Stage

Directed by Jez Bond, Winner’s Curse sees two countries locked in battle over a strip of land, when a fragile ceasefire provides a chance for peace. Over the negotiating table, cynical diplomats, idealistic peacemakers and meddling mediators try to navigate a perilous path to agreement as the threat of continued conflict looms ever larger. Billed as a […]

Twelfth Night: Hurtwood House, Dorking (Dec22) 3.3m dia. Revolving Stage

Hurtwood Theatre presents Twelfth Night: The Musical, a contemporary jazz-funk adaptation by Shaina Taub that won accolades when first staged in New York in 2018. Tickertape heaven, fizzing firework fountains, revolving hearts and spinning stages. On with the dancing shoes, out with the blues. Amor Omnia Vincit. This is Shakespeare, this is Christmas at Hurtwood.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle: Whitgift School, South Croydon (Dec 22)
2m to 4.5m dia. Double Revolving Stage with Surround Stage

In December 2022, Big School was transformed into a theatre-in-the-round for Whitgift’s enthralling Senior Drama production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle. The play follows the character, Grusha, a peasant girl who rescues a baby during a time of conflict and becomes a better mother than the child’s wealthy biological parents. A double revolving stage was […]

The Weir: Abbey Theatre, Dublin (Nov 22 – Jan 23)
4.2m dia. Revolving Stage

Written by Olivier award-winning and Tony award-nominated playwright Conor McPherson, who is currently Senior Associate Artist at the Abbey Theatre, The Weir won the Olivier award for Best New Play on its premiere and has since been staged the world over. Directed by Caitríona McLaughlin, this major new staging of The Weir promises a spellbinding winter production for the […]

RTE’s Toy Show The Musical 2022

The brainchild of RTE and two Late Late Show producers – Jane Murphy and Katherine Drohan.  Toy Show the Musical turns the Toy Show on its head, making the family sofa the focus of attention as a young girl called Nell watches Ryan Tubridy and co-stars with her nearest and dearest.  Performed on The Revolving Stage Company’s 5m to 7m […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Sterts Theatre

Local actors raised the roof in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat production which ran at Sterts Theatre in December 2022. At the outdoor amphitheatre, Sterts Youth Company performed their show on The Revolving Stage Company’s double revolving stage measuring 6m to 8m in diameter with surround stage.

Linck & Mülhahn, Hampstead Theatre

An epic love story inspired by the extraordinary real life of an 18th century gender pioneer has its world premiere at Hampstead Theatre in 2023.   Linck & Mülhahn, written by Ruby Thomas and directed by Owen Horsley, runs at Hampstead Theatre from 27 January to 4 March 2023. The Revolving Stage Company’s 6.5m diameter revolving stage and surround […]

The Time Traveler’s Wife, Chester Storyhouse

Having its world premiere at Chester Storyhouse before heading to the West End, The Time Traveler’s Wife musical production is a dazzling display of technical illusion and special effects, combined with a poignant score, witty book and lyrics, and sensitive yet entertaining performances from its cast. Designer Anna Fleishcle has created a minimal but versatile set, […]

The P Word, Bush Theatre

Waleed Akhtar’s ‘The P Word’ looks through two contrasting lenses into the lives of gay Pakistani men. The Revolving Stage Company’s 5m diameter revolving stage and surround stage forms the very simplistic set at the Bush Theatre.  The separation in the middle clearly shows the divide between the two men.  The set by Max John […]

Dick Whittington at Theatre Royal Stratford East

This year’s Christmas offering from the Theatre Royal Stratford East is a joy-filled mash-up of Dick Whittington and The Pied Piper, with loads of Londoncentric gags and some brilliant design work thrown in for good measure. David Watson and Robert Hyman’s take on the story opens with the young Dick in far flung Romford, where […]

My Cousin Rachel Tour

My Cousin Rachel comes to Bath Theatre Royal at the start of a national tour, running from this Autumn to Spring 2020. Directed by Anthony Banks, this adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s popular mystery-romance is visually splendid.  Richard Kent’s set design is very impressive. Built on The Revolving Stage Company’s 8m diameter revolving stage, it […]

Tree, part of Manchester International Festival 2019

Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s electrifying new blend of drama, music and dance follows one man’s journey into the heart and soul of contemporary South Africa – with the audience at the centre of the action. Much of the show’s impact comes from the way it is staged, with the audience standing around the action […]

Shakespeare in Love National Tour 2018

A new tour of Shakespeare In Love was produced by Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Theatre Royal Bath Productions. The Shakespeare In Love UK Tour opened at Theatre Royal Bath on Thursday 4 October 2018 and embarked on a national tour to Nottingham, Malvern, Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Chichester. The Shakespeare In Love UK Tour was […]

The Wizard of Oz, Birmingham REP

  The start of the pantomime season sees the Birmingham Rep’s playful and savvy reworking of The Wizard of Oz.  Liam Steel has re-created every element throughout. Staged as an occasionally dizzying whirlwind of movement, the cast members keep swooshing in on wires or skipping cheerfully down a never-ending yellow brick staircase. This is a […]

Relatively Speaking, Oldham Coliseum and Harrogate Theatre

Alan Ayckbourn’s play ‘Relatively Speaking’ was at Oldham Coliseum Theatre from 14 April until 5th May and then moved on to Harrogate Theatre from 8-15 May 2018. The Revolving Stage Company Ltd installed the 5.4m diameter revolve at both venues and Michael Holt’s set was built on top. The opening scene was in Ginny’s colourful, […]

Flying Dutchman sails into Bergen

The Flying Dutchman sailed into Bergen (10-16 March 2018). Wagner’s first major opera relies on the atmosphere as much as strong musical performance and John Ramster’s new production for Bergen National Opera avoided over-complication, allowing the work to speak for itself. In this production, the conflict between good and bad, light and darkness, is a reflection of […]

Council Depot Blues, Royal Court Liverpool

Council Depot Blues returns to the Royal Court, Liverpool after 8 years with most of the original cast. Running from 23 February to 24 March 2018, Dave Kirby’s comedy is set in the city council’s Excrement Eradication Department and is Stan’s last day on the job of clearing houses after the dearly departed have travelled […]

The Return of Ulysses, Roundhouse

In January 2018 the Royal Opera and the Roundhouse collaborated on a production of Monteverdi’s work The Return of Ulysses.  Christopher Cowell’s new English version with John Fulljames directing, tells the story of the eponymous war hero who returns to his homeland of Ithaca after many years away fighting in Troy.  When Ulysses enters his […]

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

This December sees The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks ninth record breaking panto season, with the spectacular family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!   It also sees The Revolving Stage Company’s second installation at The Stag for 2017. For the pantomime season, The Revolving Stage Company have installed a 4m diameter revolving stage with partial surround […]

Ladykillers at New Wolsey Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

In September 2017 the New Wolsey Theatre, in a co-production with Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, staged Graham Lineham’s adaptation of the classic Ealing comedy Ladykillers. The impressive set was constructed on The Revolving Stage Company’s 7m diameter revolving stage and surround. Powered by stage-hands in time-honoured fashion, the house opened like a book […]

August: Osage County at Dundee Rep

The Revolving Stage Company works with Dundee Rep again after installing a 6m diameter revolving stage for Tracy Letts’ modern American tragedy, ‘August: Osage County’ production. The revolving house at the centre of the plot turns and turns to reveal the variously delusional, arrogant and self-obsessed Weston family clan confined to their country estate after […]