December at the Almeida

Give the gift that lasts all year

Surprise someone to a year of theatre at the Almeida with a Gift Membership. Starting from £50 the recipient will enjoy a range of benefits including Priority Booking (just in time for our new season announcement early next year). Find out more and order your gift pack now.

For more gift ideas, we have script bundles including signed scripts, posters and playtexts available to purchase online as well as tickets to performances of The Twilight Zone over the holiday and New Year period.

"Now is a time to take pleasure in the fantastical and the spooky"

Playwright Anne Washburn spoke to The Guardian about her experience adapting The Twilight Zone, including watching all 156 episodes of the CBS television series. Previews begin tomorrow, Tuesday 5 December

First Almeida Rush tickets for The Twilight Zone available from today

On Tuesdays at 1pm we’ll release an allocation of last minute seats for performances in the following week (19 December release will be for the following two weeks). Tickets are at various prices and available on a first come first serve basis, online only. The first release will be today Tuesday 5 December at 1pm. 

Mary Stuart opening soon

Robert Icke's adaptation of Mary Stuart moves into the Duke of York's Theatre from 13 January. Reacquaint yourself with the story behind the acclaimed 2016 production with exclusive articles and backstage insight in our Almeida Explore section. 

Dialogue Theatre Club

Monday 17 January, 6pm 

An informal discussion hosted by producer Jake Orr and critic Maddy Costa, where you can share your thoughts on The Twilight Zone with your fellow theatre-goers in the Almeida rehearsal room. Tickets are free.

5 Dec - 27 Jan
The Twilight Zone
based on stories by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson
adapted by Anne Washburn
directed by Richard Jones

24 Feb - 7 Apr
Summer and Smoke
by Tennessee Williams
directed by Rebecca Frecknall

Until 6 Jan
Almeida West End 
by James Graham
directed by Rupert Goold

From our friends

Until Sat 30 Dec
Royal Court
In a small town in Syria, soldiers are celebrated as heroes and grieving families are nourished on propaganda. As the coffins pile up, the local party leader decides on a radical compensation 

From 7 Dec
The Jungle 
Young Vic
Meet the ever hopeful, ever inventive residents of the Calais refugee camp. Stephen Daldry & Justin Martin direct a powerful new play from Good Chance Theatre.