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Half a century after its premiere on The Old Vic stage, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight, returns to The Old Vic in its 50th anniversary celebratory production.

Against the backdrop of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this mind-bending situation comedy sees two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz (Daniel Radcliffe) and Guildenstern (Joshua McGuire), take centre stage. Increasingly out of their depth, the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of this iconic drama. In a literary hall of mirrors, Stoppard’s brilliantly funny, existential labyrinth sees us witness the ultimate identity crisis.

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Revival
Run Type: Limited Run
Market: West End
Previews: February 25, 2017
Closing: May 06, 2017

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead have there been?
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead has had 5 productions including London Fringe which opened in 1967, Broadway which opened in 1967, Broadway which opened in 1967, Off-Broadway which opened in 1987 and West End which opened in 2017.

What is the songs are in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and what's the order?
Fanfare to the Court at Elsinore
The Players First Entry
The Players First Mime
The Dress Rehearsal of 'Gonzago'
Little Fanfare and Departure to England
Ros and Guil: All at Sea!
The Pirates Attack
Hamlet and Laertes Mock Duel
The Fading Out of Ros and Guil
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

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