Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Casting announced for world premiere of Labyrinth at the Hampstead Theatre

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Beth Steel's new play Labyrinth.

Directed by Anna Ledwich, the piece opens at the Hampstead Theatre on 7th September (previews from 1st September) and runs until 8th October 2016. 

The cast includes Sean Delaney as John, Tom Weston-Jones as Charlie, Eric Kofi Abrefa as Rick, Joseph Balderrama as South American Ministers, Philip Bird as Frank, Martin McDougall as Howard, Alexia Traverse-Healy as LB Holmes, Matt Whitchurch as Phil and Elena Saurel as Grace.

Design is by Andrew D Edwards with lighting by Richard Howell, sound by Max Pappenheim and casting by Crowley Poole.

1978, New York. John Anderson is barely out of college and has landed himself a job on Wall Street. His dreams of unimaginable wealth, travel and power are made a reality as he jets around the globe selling loans to developing countries eager to borrow. And there are plenty – Mexico, Brazil, Argentina... 

But cracks in the banks’ excessive lending strategy soon start to show. Despite the warning signs - and their consciences - John and his colleagues continue to pursue their targets, threatening to leave them all financially, and morally, bankrupt.

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