Ivo van Hove’s production of All About Eve, starring Lily James and Golden Globe winner Gillian Anderson, is set to begin performances in the West End February 2 before an official opening on February 12. The adaptation of the 1950 Oscar-winning film is scheduled to run through May 11 in London.
All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing (Anderson), a prominent Broadway star, and Eve Harrington (James), a willingly helpful young fan who insinuates herself into Channing's life.
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The production also stars Julian Ovenden as Bill, BAFTA Award winner Monica Dolan as Karen, Sheila Reid as Birdie, Rhashan Stone as Lloyd, Stanley Townsend (Glengarry Glen Ross, Girl from the North Country) as Broadway theatre critic Addison DeWitt, Ian Drysdale (Network, Henry V) as Max Fabian, Tsion Habte as Phoebe, Charles Hagerty as Waiter, Jessie Mei Li as Claudia Casswell, Grace Stone Merric Boyd, Fejiro Emasiobi, Chanelle Modi, Stuart Nunn, Phillipa Peak, and Michael Warburto in the ensemble, and Philip Voyzey as the Pianist.
The production will feature set and lighting design by Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys, sound design by Tom Gibbons, and music from PJ Harvey. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG.