Opened: May 23, 2013
Closing: June 29, 2013

Chimerica - 2013 - West End History , Info & More

Almeida Theatre
Almeida St, The Angel, London N1 1TA, United Kingdom London

Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young American photojournalist – captures a piece of history. In New York, 2012 Joe is covering a presidential election, marred by debate over cheap labour and the outsourcing of American jobs to Chinese factories. When a cryptic message is left in a Beijing newspaper, Joe is driven to discover the truth behind the unknown hero he captured on film. Who was he? What happened to him? And could he still be alive?

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Photo Flash: First Look at Benedict Wong, Claudie Blakley and More in CHIMERICA
by Christina Mancuso - June 25, 2013

The Headlong and Almeida Theatre's five star sold-out co-production of Lucy Kirkwood's new play Chimericatransfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre on 6 August for a strictly limited 11 week run. With booking in the West End to19 October 2013, Lyndsey Turner's production of Chimerica received its world premiere last month at the Almeida Theatre where it has subsequently been acclaimed by critics and audiences alike. BroadwayWorld has a first look below!

Photo Coverage: Blakley and Campbell Moore in Rehearsal Images For CHIMERICA At The Almeida
by Carrie Dunn - May 1, 2013

Claudie Blakley and Stephen Campbell Moore star in Lucy Kirkwood's new play

Stephen Campbell Moore, Claudie Blakley and More Lead CHIMERICA - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2013

In an Almeida Theatre and Headlong co-production, Lyndsey Turner will direct the World Premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica. The new dates for this production are 20 May - 6 July 2013, with press night on 28 May. Set designs are by Es Devlin with costumes by Christina Cunningham, lighting by Tim Lutkin, sound by Carolyn Downing and video design by Finn Ross.

World Premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's CHIMERICA Set for the Almeida, May 17-June 29
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2012

In an Almeida and Headlong co-production, Lyndsey Turner will direct the world premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica from 17 May - 29 June 2013, with press night on 23 May. Designs are by Es Devlin with lighting by Tim Lutkin and sound by Carolyn Downing. Casting for Chimerica will be announced shortly.


Chimerica has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2013.



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