Menier's The Invisible Man, with Olivier Winner Maria Friedman, Begins Previews Nov. 13

News   Menier's The Invisible Man, with Olivier Winner Maria Friedman, Begins Previews Nov. 13 The Menier Chocolate Factory's production of Ken Hill's The Invisible Man begins performances Nov. 13.

Maria Friedman
Maria Friedman

Directed by Ian Talbot, the production will officially open Nov. 24. Performances are currently scheduled to run through Feb. 13, 2011.

The cast comprises Michael Beckley, Gerard Carey, Natalie Casey, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Maria Friedman, Christopher Godwin, Teddy Kempner, John Gordon Sinclair, Jo Stone-Fewings and Gary Wilmot.

H.G. Wells’ classic tale, according to press notes, is "retold in a joyous, comedy music hall spectacular, packed with magical entertainment. Set in the rustic village of Iping, the local inhabitants recount the mysterious happenings of the week that the sinister Griffin arrived wrapped in bandages and with a distinctly unsociable manner."

The production also features illusions by Paul Kieve, set designs by Paul Farnsworth, costume designs by Matthew Wright, lighting by Jason Taylor, music by Steve Edis, sound by Gareth Owen and choreography by Sam Spencer-Lane.

For more information visit  www.menierchocolatefactory.com.

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