First images have been released of Michael Xavier and Anna Francolini in Assassins. The pair join Jamie Lloyd's production at the Menier Chocolate Factory from tonight (10th Feb), taking over from Aaron Tveit and Catherine Tate. Check out the images below (click picture to enlarge).
Xavier plays John Wilkes Booth until Assassins closes on 7th March 2015. Francolini plays Sara Jane Moore until Tate returns on 24th February to complete the run.
Michael Xavier’s theatre credits include The Pajama Game (Shaftesbury Theatre), The Sound of Music, Into the Woods (both Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Hello, Dolly! (Curve), Soho Cinders (Soho Theatre), Wonderful Town (Royal Exchange), Love Story (Minerva and Duchess Theatre), Oklahoma! (Chichester Festival Theatre), Spamalot (Palace Theatre), The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre) and My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal Drury Lane).
Anna Francolini’s theatre work includes Our Town (Almeida Theatre), The Day We Sang, A View from the Bridge (Royal Exchange),Mare Rider (Arcola Theatre), Victor Victoria (Southwark Playhouse), Caroline, or Change (National Theatre) and Merrily We Roll Along and Company (Donmar Warehouse). For television, her work includes Vera, Portrait, New Tricks, Rome, Lie With Me and Down to Earth; and for film, The Christmas Candle, The Final Curtain, Topsy Turvey and Z.
Photo Credit: Nobby Clark