The world premiere of Josh Azouz’s Once Upon A Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia begins previews August 21 at the Almeida Theatre in London. Opening night is set for August 26.
Eleanor Rhode directs the dark comedy about home and identity, marriage and survival, and blood and feathers. Adrian Edmondson, Laura Hanna, Ethan Kai, Pierro Niel-Mee, Yasmin Paige, and Daniel Rainford star.
Serving on the creative team are set and costume designer Max Johns, lighting designer Jess Bernberg, and sound designer David Gregory, with casting by Ginny Schiller.
Up next at the Almeida is Macbeth, running September 27–November 20, starring the previously announced James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan. The cast also includes Michael Abubakar, Ross Anderson, Aoife Burke, Emun Elliott, Annie Firbank, William Gaunt, Akiya Henry, Maureen Hibbert, Reuben Joseph, Gareth Kennerley, Valerie Lilley, Adam McNamara, and Richard Rankin, with the children played by Myles Grant, Jamie-Lee Martin, Henry Meredith, Dereke Oladele, Emet Yah Khai, and K-ets Yah Khai.