A joyous new adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s visionary masterpiece, premiered in the West End with Golden Globe winner Emma Corrin leading an ensemble company.
In the court of Queen Elizabeth I, the young nobleman Orlando begins his search for identity as he embarks on one of the greatest adventures in all of literature. Travelling through time and place he is catapulted into the court of King James, falls in love with a Russian princess, witnesses London freeze over and wakes up under the blazing sun of Constantinople transformed into a young woman. She continues her journey up to the present day in search of happiness, self-knowledge and the courage to answer one fundamental question… WHO AM I?
Neil Bartlett’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s epic story is a spectacular romp through four centuries of gender-defining history. It premieres at the Garrick Theatre in the West End from 26 November 2022.