30 Oct 2013
Kerry Ellis was the original London standby for Idina Menzel in the West End premiere of Wicked. She later assumed the role in the London run and, in 2008, repeated her work as Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked. She has appeared in the London productions of Les Misérables and We Will Rock You. She also co-starred with Menzel in the 2008 Royal Albert Hall concert staging of Chess.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.