Full Casting Announced for U.K. Premiere of Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns at London's Almeida Theatre

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28 Apr 2014

Full casting has been announced for the U.K. premiere of Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns that will begin performances at London's Almeida Theatre June 5 prior to an official opening June 12, for a run through July 26.

Described in publicity materials as a "post electric play," it offers a vision of post-apocalyptic America. It premiered at New York's Playwrights Horizons Theatre in 2013.

Robert Icke will direct a cast that includes Fiona Digney, Adrian der Gregorian (soon to appear in the West End premiere of Made in Dagenham), Demetri Goritsas, Adey Grummet, Michael Henry, Justine Mitchell (a regular at the National Theatre and Dublin's Gate and Abbey Theatres), Wunmi Mosaku, Annabel Scholey (Passion Play at the Duke of York's, Richard III at the Old Vic and BAM), Michael Shaeffer (Table and London Road at the National) and Jenna Russell (Urinetown at the St. James Theatre, Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier Chocolate Factory and West End's Pinter Theatre, Sunday in the Park with George at the West End's Wyndham's and Broadway's Studio 54).

The play will be designed by Tom Scutt, with lighting by Philip Gladwell, sound by Tom Gibbons and joint composition and musical direction by Orlando Gough and Michael Henry. 

To book tickets contact the box office on 020 7359 4404 or visit almeida.co.uk