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 looking at moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, and show the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.  

10.15-11.15am

Tickets £8

Suitable for ages 12 years up

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, from midday to 6pm (UK time) Monday to Friday.

Unwrapped: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Unwrapped: A Midsummer Night's Dream

23 March 2024

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: Love's Labour's Lost

Unwrapped: Love's Labour's Lost

4 May 2024

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 Merry Wives of Windsor

Unwrapped: The Merry Wives of Windsor

15 June 2024

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: Pericles

Unwrapped: Pericles

7 September 2024

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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