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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH JUNE 2013

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OPENING TIMES
From May 23, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed 2.30pm, Sat 3pm (press night May 29, 7pm), ends Jun 29
 
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May 23-28 previews £22, May 29-31, Jun 1-29 £22, £29, concs £15, £18
 

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RaceClarke Peters (best known for his role as Detective Lester Freamon in hit US TV series The Wire) makes his Hampstead Theatre debut in Race, a detective story written by Pulitzer Prize winning author David Mamet. Directed by Olivier award winner Terry Johnson, who returns to the north London theatre following the sell-out hit Old Money last season, Race tells the story of two lawyers, one black and one white, who must uncover the truth surrounding a rape case, in which the accused is white and the accuser is black. When David Mamet's drama premiered on Broadway in December 2009, directed by its author, the New York Times noted the 'tension of its subject' and 'corkscrew plot twists' while the LA Times described it as "one of the most anticipated productions on Broadway this year". Though best known for his role in The Wire, Clarke Peters is a seasoned theatre actor who wrote and starred in the musical Five Guys Named Moe in 1990.

 

About Hampstead Theatre

The Hampstead Theatre has existed in various forms since 1959, when it opened in a Scout Hall and its opening season in 1959 included two new plays by Harold Pinter, The Room and The Dumb Waiter. In 1962 the company moved to a portacabin in Swiss Cottage where it remained for nearly 40 years. More about Hampstead Theatre

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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  28% off
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 20 minutes from Race
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
 
 
 
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Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | Same location as Race
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Finchley Road, NW3 | 14 minutes from Race
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
5 Holly Bush Vale, Hampstead Village, NW3 | 17 minutes from Race
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London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 8 minutes from Race
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London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 13 minutes from Race
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
10 Keats Grove, NW3 | 15 minutes from Race
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134 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Race
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25 Winchester Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Race
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Adelaide Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Race
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4-6 Northways Parade, Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Race
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Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2.1 miles from Race
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
London > Leisure > Fitness
213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 10 minutes from Race
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17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 11 minutes from Race
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 2.1 miles from Race
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Race
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