Antony Sher to Star in Tricycle's Broken Glass; Additional Casting Announced for Great Game

News   Antony Sher to Star in Tricycle's Broken Glass; Additional Casting Announced for Great Game South African actor Antony Sher, who received a Tony nomination and a Theatre World Award for his performance in Stanley, will star in a production of Arthur Miller's Broken Glass for London's Tricycle Theatre.
Antony Sher and Jemma Redgrave
Antony Sher and Jemma Redgrave

Directed by Iqbal Khan, the production will begin previews Sept. 30 with an official opening Oct. 6. Performances will continue through Nov. 27.

Mike Britton will design Broken Glass with lighting by Matthew Eagland. Further casting will be announced shortly.

Additional casting has been announced for the Tricycle's The Great Game: Afghanistan — a festival exploring Afghan culture and history through 12 plays, a five-day film program, a ceramic exhibition and discussion sessions — which runs July 23-Aug. 29. Karl Davies, Shereen Martineau, Daniel Rabin, Raad Rawi and Cloudia Swann will join the previously announced Daniel Betts, Sheena Bhattessa, Michael Cochrane, Vincent Ebrahim, Nabil Elouahabi, Tom McKay, Danny Rahim, Jemma Redgrave and Rick Warden.

Directed by the Tricycle artistic director Nicolas Kent and Indhu Rubasingham, assisted by Rachel Grunwald, The Great Game: Afghanistan will present the world premiere of a new play by Lee Blessing, alongside the plays premiered last season by writers Stephen Jeffreys, Ron Hutchinson, Amit Gupta, Joy Wilkinson, David Edgar, David Greig, Colin Teevan, Ben Ockrent, Abi Morgan, Richard Bean and Simon Stephens. These plays will be accompanied by three monologues by Iranian writer and documentary maker Siba Shakib and verbatim pieces by the Guardian's security editor, Richard Norton Taylor.

Designs are by project designer Pamela Howard and associate designer Miriam Nabarro with lighting by James Farncombe and sound by Tom Lishman.

Following the run at the Tricycle, the production will embark on an American tour in September, visiting The Shakespeare at the Harman, The Guthrie, Berkeley Rep and The Public.

For more information visit www.tricycle.co.uk.

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