Thursday, 21 August 2014

Casting announced for Almeida's Our Town

Casting has been announced for Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at the Almeida Theatre.

Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in the production . The cast also includes: Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stone and David Walmsley.

The production will be performed on a bare stage with minimal props. Our Town opens on 17th October (previews from 10th October) and runs until 29th November 2014. 

Cromer’s acclaimed production of Our Town ran for over a year at the Barrow Street Theatre in New York where it won multiple awards. It has subsequently been revived in Los Angeles, Boston and Kansas City. With Cromer reprising his role as Stage Manager, this will be the UK premiere of his celebrated production of Wilder’s classic.

Design is by Stephen Dobay, with costume by Alison Siple, music by Jonathan Mastro and lighting by Heather Gilbert.

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