The Alchemist

Book The Alchemist Theatre Breaks in Stratford upon Avon

Considered by many to be Ben Jonson’s best and most characteristic comedy, The Alchemist revels in just how vain we humans can be.

the swan theatre straford upon avon

A contemporary of Shakespeare, Jonson’s witty play The Alchemist sees a deceitful butler, Jeremy, entrusted with this master’s household when the plague hits London. With an eye for making money by any means, Jeremy, with the aid of two equally unscrupulous cohorts, set about making the dwelling a hive of criminal activity. All is going well for the trio until, that is, the master makes his return.

Polly Findlay (The Merchant of Venice 2015) directs.

More information:

Where is it?
The Swan Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6BB

When can I see Don Quixote?
The show opens on 26th May 2016 and is playing in rep until 6th August 2016

What time does it start?
Evenings at 1930; Matinees at 1330

Nationa-rail 50x50How do I get there?
Nearest train station to The Swan Theatre is Stratford-upon-Avon mainline

Theatre Facilities
Theatre has facilities for the hard of hearing Theatre has facilities for those in need of help with access restaurant-icon

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