Mission Drift

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 28TH JUNE 2013

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OPENING TIMES
From Jun 5, Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Sat 3pm, A (press night Jun 7, 7pm), ends Jun 28
 
PRICES
Stage And Gallery Level £20, Gallery Restricted View £12
 

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Mission DriftA series of mythic and modern tales collide in this musical tale created by the New York ensemble The Team. A journey is taken across the United States, in search of American capitalism, and is told via music that mixes Las Vegas glittering gaudiness with rock and gospel sounds. Directed by Rachel Chavkin, composed by Heather Christian.

 

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LondonTown.com - Mission Drift Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Park
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Mission Drift
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    London > Attractions > Museums
    Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
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    London > Shopping > Books
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Mission Drift
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    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Mission Drift
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    9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from Mission Drift
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    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Mission Drift
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    The Motherf**ker With The HatThe Motherf**ker With The HatThe Motherf**ker With The HatStephen Adly Guirgis's profane and hilarious Tony award nominated tale of love and addiction in New York City comes to the National Theatre. Centred on a former drug dealer called Jackie, who is released from prison and attempts to get his life back in order, The Motherf**ker with the Hat is a whip-smart look at how love and addiction finds light e2015-08-04T14:15:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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    event > Theatre > Dramas
    DATES  10th June to 20th August 2015
    VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
    Stephen Adly Guirgis's profane and hilarious Tony award nominated tale of love and addiction in New York City comes to the National Theatre. Centred on a former drug dealer called Jackie, who is released from prison and attempts to get his life back in order, The Motherf**ker with the Hat is a whip-smart look at how love and addiction finds light e... More about this event
     
    Three Days in the CountryThree Days in the CountryThree Days in the CountryJohn Simm leads the cast of the National Theatre's production of Three Days in the Country, adpated for the London stage by Closer playwright Patrick Marber whose new work The Red Lion plays in the Dorfman from 3rd June. Simm, known for stage and screen roles in Code of a Killer, The Village, Life on Mars, The Hothouse and Betrayal, stars alongside2015-08-04T00:00:00+01002015-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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    event > Theatre > Dramas
    DATES  21st July to 21st October 2015
    VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
    John Simm leads the cast of the National Theatre's production of Three Days in the Country, adpated for the London stage by Closer playwright Patrick Marber whose new work The Red Lion plays in the Dorfman from 3rd June. Simm, known for stage and screen roles in Code of a Killer, The Village, Life on Mars, The Hothouse and Betrayal, stars alongside... More about this event
     
    Philippa GregoryPhilippa GregoryThe acclaimed author discusses her new novel.2015-08-13T18:00:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
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    Pop Up Comedy WeekPop Up Comedy WeekThe opening night of a week of pop-up gigs, presented in partnership with Laughing Boy Comedy Club, welcomes some of the UK's best young black and Asian acts including Marlon Davis Junior Simpson plus a secret special guest.2015-08-24T19:00:00+01002015-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
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    Pop Up Comedy WeekPop Up Comedy WeekZoe Lyons, Suzi Ruffell and David Morgan headline this LGBT themed night as part of a week of pop-up gigs, presented in partnership with Laughing Boy Comedy Club.2015-08-25T19:00:00+01002015-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
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    People, Places And ThingsPeople, Places And ThingsHeadlong and the National Theatre collaborate on Duncan Macmillan's sobering drama about a young woman, who is compelled to face harsh reality during her stint in rehab. Directed by Jeremy Herrin.2015-08-25T19:30:00+01002015-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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    Pop Up Comedy WeekPop Up Comedy WeekA BSL interpreter for deaf people will take to the stage alongside Tina Turner Tea Lady, John Fothergill and MC Mark Olver plus a secret special guest for this pop-up gig, presented in partnership with Laughing Boy Comedy Club.2015-08-26T19:00:00+01002015-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
    Category: event
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    Pop Up Comedy WeekPop Up Comedy WeekSeann Walsh, Josh Widdicombe and Elis James hold court at this Thursday night pop-up gig as part of a week of events presented in partnership with Laughing Boy Comedy Club.2015-08-27T19:00:00+01002015-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
    Category: event
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    Pop Up Comedy Week
    Pop Up Comedy WeekPop Up Comedy WeekThe penultimate night of pop-up gigs, presented in partnership with Laughing Boy Comedy Club, boasts mischievous musical humour courtesy of Rob Deering, plus Lloyd Langford and Kevin McCarthy.2015-08-28T19:00:00+01002015-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
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    Pop Up Comedy WeekPop Up Comedy WeekJohn Fothergill takes no prisoners, Rebecca Humphries performs as Dizney Rascal and there is a secret special guest at the swansong of a week of pop-up gigs, presented in partnership with Laughing Boy Comedy Club.2015-08-29T19:00:00+01002015-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
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    Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)

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    The Red Lion
    The Red Lion
    Theatre | Until 30th September 2015 

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    The Motherf**ker With The Hat
    The Motherf**ker With The Hat
    Theatre | Until 20th August 2015 

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    Carsten Holler: Decision
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    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Hayward Gallery 2 minutes walk from National Theatre

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    Echoes & Reverberations
    Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015 

    Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

    A group exhibition exploring performative approaches to aural culture and oral history, including works by Jumana Emil Abboud and Joe ...More

    Badge Making: Workshop
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

    Create your own pin badges....More

    Big Wedding Makeathon: Workshop
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

    Fun, interactive sessions of crafty creativity....More

    Come And Clay: Workshop
    Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2015 

    Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

    Pottery session with Freya Bramble-Carter....More

    Festival of Love
    Festival of Love
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

    Returning for a second year, Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love celebrates love in all its guises. Last year saw ...More

     
     
     
     
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