Unwrapped: An onstage demonstration

Join our actors and members of the creative team as they unwrap our plays and demonstrate some of the skills that go into making them.

Four actors and an assistant director on stage, discussing Hamlet.
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Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

10.15am - 11.15am

Suitable for ages 12 years up

Tickets cost £5

Booking tickets

The full list of Unwrapped demonstrations are listed below with links to buy tickets online.  Alternatively you can call the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 331111.

Unwrapped: A Museum in Baghdad

Unwrapped: A Museum in Baghdad

30 November 2019

Swan Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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Unwrapped: The Boy in the Dress

Unwrapped: The Boy in the Dress

1 February 2020

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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Unwrapped: King John

Unwrapped: King John

15 February 2020

Swan Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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Unwrapped: The Whip

Unwrapped: The Whip

22 February 2020

Swan Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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Unwrapped – Projekt Europa

Unwrapped – Projekt Europa

6 June - 19 September 2020

Swan Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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Unwrapped – The Comedy of Errors

Unwrapped – The Comedy of Errors

13 June 2020

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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Unwrapped – The Winter's Tale

Unwrapped – The Winter's Tale

4 July 2020

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.

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