Fatal Attraction, Stage Adaptation of 1987 Film, to Premiere at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket; Trevor Nunn Directs

Fatal Attraction, a new stage version of the 1987 film, is to receive its world premiere at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket, beginning previews March 8, 2014, prior to an official opening March 25, for a 15-week run only through June 21.

Trevor Nunn
Trevor Nunn (Photo by Aubrey Reuben)

It will be directed by Trevor Nunn, and adapted by James Dearden, writer of the original screenplay.

According to press materials, "this story of obsession and revenge explores how a chance meeting in a bar and a casual encounter quickly becomes a living nightmare for Dan Gallagher, a successful New York lawyer, and his young family. After spending one weekend with the gorgeous Alex Forrest, he assumes he can just walk away, but Alex is a woman who refuses to be ignored. She pursues Dan and his family with terrifying consequences."

Produced by Theatre Royal Haymarket Productions, Robert Fox and Patrick Ryecart, casting and further information is still to be announced.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0207 930 8800, or visit www.trh.co.uk for more details.