Headlong’s fifth season marked Jermey Herrin's first season as artistic director and explores the question of what it is to be alive now in a world that is so full of contradictions and, at the same time, so full of promise.
This season has showcased new work from some of theatre’s most exciting and original voices. The Nether by American playwright Jennifer Haley (directed by Jeremy Herrin) transferred to the West End in 2015 after a successful run at the Royal Court. Other new work to be produced as part of the seaon includes People, Places and Things by Duncan Macmillan and Melissa Bubnic's Boys Will Be Boys.
The season has also seen the revvial of both classic and modern masterpieces including a radical new version of Frank Wedekind's Spring Awakening in an adaptation by Anya Reiss, David Hare's The Absence of War, Tennesse William's The Glass Menagerie and Frank McGuiness's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the War.