Roundabout's Look Back in Anger Welcomes Charlotte Parry to Cast; Rehearsals Begin Dec. 12

News   Roundabout's Look Back in Anger Welcomes Charlotte Parry to Cast; Rehearsals Begin Dec. 12
 
Charlotte Parry has replaced Anastasia Griffith in the role of Helena in Roundabout Theatre Company's new Off-Broadway production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger.

Charlotte Parry
Charlotte Parry Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Griffith withdrew from the production due to a schedule conflict. Parry returns to Roundabout having recently played Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest and Nat in Howard Katz.

The production under the direction of Sam Gold begins Jan. 13, 2012, and officially opens on Feb. 2, 2012, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. As previously reported, the cast features Adam Driver as Cliff, Sarah Goldberg as Allison and Matthew Rhys as Jimmy.

The production will play a limited engagement through April 8, 2012.

Look Back in Anger, according to Roundabout, " is often regarded as a pivotal theatrical work of the last century. It is a shocking and vibrant drama about four people struggling to live together and love each other in 1950s England."

The design team includes Andrew Lieberman (sets), David Zinn (costumes), Mark Barton (lights) and Bray Poor (sound). Look Back in Anger premiered in 1956 at the Royal Court Theatre in London; critics soon identified it as part of "an angry young man" trend in British playwriting. In 1957, the play opened on Broadway and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. Roundabout's productions of Osborne's work include Look Back in Anger (1980), Inadmissible Evidence (1981) and The Entertainer (1982). Osborne died in 1994.

Director Gold is a Roundabout Theatre Company associate artist and recently staged the acclaimed production of Tigers Be Still at Roundabout Underground. Driver appeared in Roundabout's recent productions of Man and Boy and Mrs. Warren's Profession.

Look Back in Anger will play Tuesday through Saturday evening at 7:30 PM with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 PM.

For more information, visit www.roundabouttheatre.org.

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Through ACCESS Roundabout, 100 tickets will be available for the first four preview performances (Jan. 13-15) for only $10 each using code ACCESS10.

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