ABOUT THE SEASON
RE:EMERGE will create a space for vital, new voices and fresh talent in the West End, working alongside some of the industry’s greatest theatremakers and artists, tackling urgent issues integral to rebuilding our society, including structural inequality, climate change and the economics of truth in an internet age. Supported by Arts Council England, RE:EMERGE will celebrate and support the theatre-makers of the future, and provide vital work for the freelance community.
Sonia Friedman Productions’ RE:EMERGE season, with Artistic Director Ian Rickson, intends to help re-open and re-energise our theatres, and will be staged in an environment with strict adherence to the UK Government’s Roadmap guidelines and Step 3 protocols; and in line with Society of London Theatre & UK Theatre's See It Safely campaign.
After returning from a year-long Moon mission, Cassie, a NASA botanist, finds herself in a remote cabin in the woods, where her estranged twin sister, Stella, a former NASA architect, has found a new life with climate activist Bryan. Old wounds resurface as the sisters attempt to pick up the pieces of the rivalry that broke them apart.
WALDEN, a debut play by Amy Berryman, directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, Uncle Vanya), will star Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace), Fehinti Balogun (Juliet, Naked) and Lydia Wilson (The Duchess of Malfi) at the Harold Pinter Theatre.