Wednesday 2 December 2020

The Habit of Art at Everyman Theatre

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Please note, this event has been postponed. Starring Matthew Kelly and The Crown’s David Yelland, The Habit of Art tells the tale of two celebrated artists as they become friends and rivals.

As Benjamin Britten and WH Auden – two remarkable 20th century artists meet, audiences are invited to explore themes of friendship, rivalry and heartache as the pair discover the true price of creativity in this beautiful yet comic production.

Written by Alan Bennet, one of Britain’s most celebrated playwrights, The History of Art heads to Cheltenham from Monday 23 March until Saturday 28 March 2020.

This stunning rendition of the acclaimed play stars Olivier Award-winner, Matthew Kelly, _The Crown_’s David Yell and Veronica Roberts.

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Please note, this event has been postponed. See Coronavirus event cancellations and venue closures in Gloucestershire for the very latest.

The Habit of Art play
Everyman Theatre
Monday 23 to Saturday 28 March 2020; Thursday 26 March 2020; Saturday 28 March 2020
Evening performances start at 7.30pm while matinees start at 2pm.
Tickets are priced between £16 and £42.
(01242) 572573

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