Clive Owen and Anna Gunn Rehearse Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana in the West End

London News   Clive Owen and Anna Gunn Rehearse Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana in the West End
 
Directed by James Macdonald, the revival begins previews July 6.
 2 by Brinkhoff.Moegenburg. .JPG
Anna Gunn, Finty Willams, Clive Owen in rehearsal for The Night of the Iguana. Brinkhoff.Moegenburg

Clive Owen, most recently seen on Broadway in M. Butterfly, is returning to the West End for the first time in 18 years, as defrocked priest Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon in Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana.

Directed by James Macdonald (the recent Broadway revival of True West), the Williams classic also stars Game of Thrones' Julian Glover as Nonno, Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn as Maxine (the role created on Broadway by Bette Davis and on film by Ava Gardner), and The Crown's Lia Williams as Hannah Jelkes.

Set at a dilapidated hotel in Mexico in the 1940s, the 1961 drama finds a handful of characters—a defrocked priest, the woman who runs the hotel, a sensitive artist traveling with her grandfather—meeting and changing one another as a tropical storm lashes the town.

With design by Rae Smith, the production begins previews at the Noël Coward Theatre July 6 prior to a July 16 opening. Further casting will be announced at a later date.

The Night of the Iguana is produced by David Richenthal, Fiery Angel, Gavin Kalin and David M. Milch.

Click Here to Shop for Theatre
Merchandise in the Playbill Store
 
Recommended Reading:
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!