Full Casting Announced for London Revival of Glengarry Glen Ross

News   Full Casting Announced for London Revival of Glengarry Glen Ross Full casting has been announced for the upcoming West End revival of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, which will begin previews at London's Apollo Theatre Sept. 27 with an official opening Oct. 10.

Joining the previously announced Jonathan Pryce and Aiden Gillen are Paul Freeman (Tooth of Crime and No End for the Royal Court); Matthew Marsh (The Lightening Play and with Pryce in The Goat or Who is Sylvia?, both at the Almeida); Anthony Flanagan (A Russian in the Woods); Tom Smith (Black Watch) and Shane Attwooll (The Buddy Holly Story).

In James Macdonald's production Pryce will play the desperate veteran salesman Shelly Levene, the role played by Jack Lemmon in the 1992 film version of Mamet's play. Pryce also appeared in the film, alongside Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey.

Pryce was last seen in the West End in the Almeida production of Albee's The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?. On Broadway his most recent stage credit was in Jack O'Brien's production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

Gillen's stage credits include Someone Who'll Watch Over Me in the West End and the title role in the Almeida production of Platanov. In 2003 Gillen made his Broadway debut and received a Tony nomination for his performance in The Caretaker in which he appeared with Patrick Stewart and Kyle MacLachlan.

The West End production of Glengarry Glen Ross heralds Mamet's return to the London stage with a revival of Speed the Plow, starring Spacey, planned for the Old Vic in January 2008. For more on Glengarry Glen Ross call (0)870 8300200.

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