Jack Thorne and Sam Mendes Bring New Play About Gielgud and Burton's Legendary Hamlet to National Theatre
(Photo by Emilio Madrid for Broadway.com) New work alert! A new play by Jack Thorne, The Motive and the Cue, will open in the National Theatre's Lyttelton space in the spring of 2023. Directed by Sam Mendes, the staging is a co-production with Neal Street Productions, following The Lehman Trilogy, which he also helmed. Casting and dates will be announced later.