Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel, THE WOMAN IN BLACK has terrified over 7 million theatregoers since it first opened in the West End. Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successfully study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.
The West End show and tour are produced by PW Productions - the company behind the New Arts Theatre at Leicester Square.
Now, the unanimously acclaimed stage production of The Woman in Black embarks on a major tour visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre later this month, from Monday 22nd – Saturday 27th May - plenty of opportunity to see if you’ll survive the tale…
The touring cast are David Acton who will play the role of Mr Kipps and The Actor will be played by Matthew Spencer.
The production’s huge popularity has reached a global level, having toured to the United States, South America, Tokyo and Singapore. In 2012, Susan Hill’s novel The Woman in Black was released as a major motion picture, starring Daniel Radcliffe, which became the highest grossing British horror film in 20 years. The sequel to that film, The Woman in Black 2: Angel Of Death, came out in 2014.
Peter Wilson comments “Everyone at PWP Is proud to continue presenting this perfect piece of theatre. The 2016/7 tour of The Woman in Black is dedicated to the Herford family who have done so much to support, love and create this landmark production”.
Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel tells the story of a lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a ‘Woman in Black’. He engages a young actor to help him tell his story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It begins innocently enough, but as they delve further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds. The borders between make believe and reality begin to blur and the flesh begins to creep.
The production is directed by Robin Herford, with designs by Michael Holt, lighting by Kevin Sleep and sound by Gareth Owen. The UK tour runs concurrently with the West End production.
Tickets for THE WOMAN IN BLACK are available in person at the Box Office, by calling 01902 42 92 12 or online at www.grandtheatre.co.uk
THE WOMAN IN BLACK
Monday 22nd – Saturday 27th May 2017
Mon – Sat at 7:30pm, Wed & Sat at 2:30pm
Tickets from £19.50*
*A £3 booking fee applies to all bookings.