Friday, 23 January 2015

Photo Feature: New cast join Shakespeare in Love

Producers of Shakespeare in Love have released production pictures of the new cast who took over at the Noel Coward Theatre on 12th January 2015. Check out the pictures below (click image to enlarge).

The play now stars Orlando James as Will Shakespeare opposite Eve Ponsonby as Viola De Lesseps. The pair recently appeared together in Cheek by Jowl’s production of ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore directed by their Artistic Director and Director of Shakespeare in Love, Declan Donnellan.

Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot). Featuring a company of 28 actors, musicians, and a dog - one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End - this new play is directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl.

Photo Credit:  Johan Persson

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