By Michael Gioia
28 May 2013
|Photo by Jeff Vespa|
Lyndsey Turner will direct the limited engagement, which is set to open Jan. 16, 2014.
Hall's credits on the London stage include Mrs. Warren's Profession, which earned her the Ian Charleson Award in 2003, As You Like It (Ian Charleson-nominated), Man and Superman, The Fight for Barbara, Galileo's Daughter, Don Juan, A Winter's Tale (Ian Charleson Award), The Cherry Orchard (Evening Standard Theatre Award nomination) and Twelfth Night directed by her father, Sir Peter Hall. Hall can currently be seen on screen in "Iron Man 3." She received a Golden Globe Award nomination for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." Her film credits also include "Lay the Favorite," "The Awakening," "The Town," "Everything Must Go," "Please Give," "Dorian Gray," "Frost/Nixon," "The Prestige" and "Starter for 10," which marked her feature-film debut.
The full cast and creative team will be announced at a later date.
Machinal premiered on Broadway in 1928 featuring a young Clark Gable in his Broadway debut and then in London in 1931 under the title of The Life Machine. The play was revived in 1993 in London featuring Fiona Shaw, Ciarán Hinds and John Woodvine and won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival.
Director Turner's theatre credits include Chimerica (Almeida); Philadelphia, Here I Come! (Donmar); Posh (Royal Court/West End); The Victorian in the Wall; Our Private Life; A Miracle; Contractions (Royal Court); The Way of the World; Alice (Sheffield Crucible); One Pig (Linbury Studio; Royal Opera House); Edgar and Annabel; There is A War (National Theatre); Joseph K; Nocturnal (Gate Theatre); My Romantic History (Traverse/Bush Theatre/Sheffield Theatres); and The Lesson (Arcola). Turner is associate director at Sheffield Theatres.
Roundabout's 2013-14 season will include Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy, directed by Lindsay Posner; Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold; Donald Margulies' Dinner with Friends, directed by Pam MacKinnon; Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews, directed by Daniel Aukin; and Bekah Brunstetter's newly commissioned play, Cutie and Bear, directed by Evan Cabnet. Read more about the season here.
Tickets for Machinal are currently only available as part of a subscription. Tickets will be available to the general public in fall 2013. The American Airlines Theatre is located at 227 West 42nd Street. Visit RoundaboutTheatre.org.