SHOWS

In our full season of main stage plays, development workshops, National Theatre Live screenings and other programming, you’ll leap into a unique adventure every time you walk through our doors. Read on to discover all of the exciting things we have in store for you.

“Word is out that Amphibian always delivers.” – Mark Lowry, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Comedy Series
Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Saturday, November 16, 2019

Happy Place is the new-one-man show from Adam Cayton-Holland, loosely adapted for stage from his critically acclaimed memoir, Tragedy Plus Time (Simon & Schuster)

Tragedy Plus Time absolutely gutted me—then it filled me with hope. I hate that Adam has this story to tell, but he tells it so beautifully.” – Tig Notaro

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National Theatre Live
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to Saturday, November 23, 2019

November 20, 11AM | November 23, 1PM

Amphibian is thrilled to bring back this stunning audience favourite. Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s SherlockThe Imitation GameFrankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. 

 

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Metamorphosis
Saturday, December 7, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019

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On a very cold, early winter night, a traveler stumbles onto Freddy Hansen’s property. Agnes Kuur, a Sudanese refugee, is trying to get across the border and is dismayed that she’s only gotten as far as this Northern Minnesota cabin. Now Freddy—a former sheriff—is forced to choose between what’s lawful and what’s right to find the way north again.

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National Theatre Live
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 to Saturday, December 14, 2019
Comedy Series
Thursday, December 12, 2019 to Saturday, December 14, 2019
National Theatre Live
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. 

Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, this 67 minute play is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. 

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National Theatre Live
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 to Saturday, March 21, 2020

A two-handed play performed by theatre legends Alex Jennings and Lindsay Duncan, full of witty banter and stinging one-liners. Set against the political landscape of  1980’s  Thatcher Britain, what starts out as personal digs between a married couple after work on a Friday night crashes into political  judgements  that bring secrets from the past spilling out of the closet. ​

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