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The Royal Court

The Royal Court is a leading force in world theater, producing original and contemporary plays. It strives to be at the center of civic, political, domestic, and international life, giving writers a home to tackle big ideas and world events and tell great stories. The Royal Court commissions and develops an extraordinary quantity of new work, reading over 3,000 scripts a year and annually producing around 14 world or UK premieres in its two venues. Over 200,000 people visit the Royal Court every year and many thousands more see its work elsewhere through transfers to the West End and New York, national and international tours, residencies across London, and site-specific work. Within the past 60 years, John Osborne, Arnold Wesker, and Howard Brenton have all started their careers at the Court, and many others—including Caryl Churchill, Mark Ravenhill, and Sarah Kane—have followed. The theater has recently found and fostered new writers like Polly Stenham, Mike Bartlett, Bola Agbaje, Nick Payne, and Rachel De-lahay, and produced such iconic plays as Laura Wade’s Posh, Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, and Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem. Royal Court plays from every decade are now performed on stage and taught in classrooms around the globe.