Broken Glass, with Antony Sher, to Play Tricycle Theatre, Prior to West End Transfer

News   Broken Glass, with Antony Sher, to Play Tricycle Theatre, Prior to West End Transfer Antony Sher will again star in Arthur Miller's Broken Glass at the Tricycle Theatre (he first performed there in 2010) for a run Aug. 10-Sept. 10, prior to transferring to the West End's Vaudeville Theatre, where it will begin performances Sept. 14, prior to an official opening Sept. 16, for a limited run through Dec. 10.

Antony Sher
Antony Sher Photo by Tristram Kenton

Sher will be joined by Tara Fitzgerald in the company of Iqbal Khan's production, with further casting to be announced. The West End season is being produced by PW Productions and Tricycle London Productions.

Broken Glass received its British Premiere in 1994 at the National Theatre before transferring to the West End and winning an Olivier Award for Best Play. It is the second Arthur Miller play the Tricycle has transferred to the West End, following The Price, which ran at the Apollo Theatre in 2003.

Sher has appeared regularly for both the RSC and National Theatre. For the RSC, his credits include an Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winning performance for Best Actor in the title role of Richard III, and at the National he has played the title roles in Primo (which he also wrote) and Pam Gems' Stanley, both of which subsequently transferred to Broadway. He was Tony-nominated for the latter. Other West End credits include Kean at the Apollo Theatre and Torch Song Trilogy at the Albery. On television he is currently in BBC2's "The Shadow Line." Screen credits include "Shakespeare in Love," "Mrs. Brown" and "Alive and Kicking."

Fitzgerald was last in the West End in The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre opposite Keira Knightley. Other stage credits include A Doll's House at the Donmar Warehouse and on tour, Hamlet at the Almeida Theatre and Our Song at the Apollo Theatre and a national tour. Her television credits include the regular part of Dr. Eve Lockhart in "Waking The Dead," for which she has been given a spin off series, "The Body Farm," which began filming in spring 2011.

To book tickets for the Tricycle run, contact the box office on 020 7328 1000, or visit www.tricycle.co.uk; for the West End, contact the box office on 0844 412 4663, or visit www.brokenglasstheplay.com for more details.

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