"ER" Star Alex Kingston and Ben Daniels Join Company of Donmar's Luise Miller

News   "ER" Star Alex Kingston and Ben Daniels Join Company of Donmar's Luise Miller
 
"ER" star Alex Kingston and Ben Daniels are among those who will join the previously announced Felicity Jones in Schiller's Luise Miller, which begins performances at London's Donmar Warehouse June 8, prior to an official opening June 13, for a run through July 30.

The company will also include Max Bennett, David Dawson, Lloyd Everitt, Paul Higgins, John Light, Alexander Pritchett and Finty Williams. It is directed by Michael Grandage, with designs by Peter McKintosh, lighting by Paul Constable, and Adam Cork as composer and sound designer.

According to press materials, the play explores the battle between honour and corruption and between truth and betrayal. Blood of ancient nobility and son of the most powerful statesman in the land, Ferdinand (Bennett) is willing to forsake his fortune for the love of Luise (Jones), daughter of a humble musician. But in a world governed by deception and greed, where power is everything, their future happiness and liberty are beyond their control.

Kingston was last seen the London stage as Nurse Ratched in a stage version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at the Garrick Theatre. On TV she is best known for her roles as Dr. Elizabeth Corday in "ER" and as River Song in "Doctor Who." Other TV appearances incluce "Law & Order," "CSI," "Ben Hur," "Hope Springs" and "Moll Flanders."

Daniels has previously been seen at the Donmar in The Wild Duck, The God of Hell and Tales of Hollywood. On Broadway he appeared in Roundabout's revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. He won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the National's production of All My Sons.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 871 7624, or visit www.donmarwarehouse.com.

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