Full Casting Announced for London Revival of Edward Albee’s The Goat

News   Full Casting Announced for London Revival of Edward Albee’s The Goat
 
Jason Hughes and newcomer Archie Madekwe will join Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo.
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Jason Hughes and newcomer Archie Madekwe will join the previously announced Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo in a new West End production of Edward Albee's 2002 Tony-winning play, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

It will begin performances March 24 at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket prior to an official opening April 5, for a 12-week run through June 24. There will be no performances May 29-June 4.

Hughes, who will play Ross, the oldest friend of Lewis' Martin, is best known for his television work, which includes playing lawyer Warren Jones in the BBC-TV series This Life and as Detective Sergeant Ben Jones in Midsomer Murders from 2005 until 2013. His stage credits include Our Country’s Good and Look Back in Anger opposite Michael Sheen at the National Theatre and Violence and Son and 4.48 Psychosis for the Royal Court and U.S. tour.

Madekwe will make his professional stage debut as Billy, son to Lewis and Okonedo's characters. He trained at LAMDA. Previous work includes Fresh Meat and Casualty, as well as the films Legacy and Second Coming.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7930 8800 or visit TheGoatPlay.com.

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