Open Set Changeovers

A chance to see our technical teams transform one play's set to another in approximately 60-90 minutes.

As you watch the transformation take place, your host will tell you more about how the set, stage and lighting changes for each production.

Tickets cost £5.

Swan Theatre
The Shoemaker's Holiday to Oppenheimer
Thursday 26 February at 2pm
Oppenheimer to The Shoemaker's Holiday
Wednesday 4 March at 4.30pm
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Booking tickets
To book, please select the relevant booking link above, or call the RSC Ticket Hotline on 0844 800 1114. You could combine your visit with a Behind the Scenes Tour on 26 February or a Front of House Tour on 4 March.

Wheelchair access
The audience will watch the changeovers from the Circle or Gallery 1 levels for health and safety reasons. Due to reduced access for wheelchair users in these levels, sightlines may be restricted in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre; whilst the Swan Theatre Open Set Changeovers will not be accessible for wheelchair users. 

Photo by Manuel Harlan © RSC

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Booking for King & Country is now open.
To book, please choose one of the cycles below:

Cycle A (12-14th January 2016) »
Cycle B (15-17th January 2016) »
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Cycle D (22-24th January 2016) »