Romantic dilemma in new production of Tolstoy masterpiece Anna Karenina opening at Sheffield's Crucible

A new production of Tolstoy’s masterpiece Anna Karenina will open in Sheffield.

Friday, 4th February 2022, 6:42 am
Chris Jenks as Vronsky and Adelle Leonce as Anna in rehearsal for Anna Karenina, which runs at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield (photo: Becky Payne).
Chris Jenks as Vronsky and Adelle Leonce as Anna in rehearsal for Anna Karenina, which runs at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield (photo: Becky Payne).

Admired but unfulfilled, Russian socialite Anna has to choose between remaining with her husband to keep her beloved child or risk ruin in the pursuit of passion.

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This tale about desire, duty and defiance runs at the Crucible Theatre from February 5 to 26.

Performances start at 7.15pm. There are Saturday matinees on February 12, 19, 26 and Thursday matinees on February 17 and 24, all starting at 2.15pm.

Tickets from £15. Go to www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk