Images have been released showing the cast of Belleville, due to run at the Donmar Warehouse next month, in rehearsals for Michael Longhurst’s production. Amy Herzog’s play is about two Americans – Zack, a doctor, and Abby, an actress – living in the bohemian area of Belleville in Paris just before Christmas. The cast for Belleville includes Faith Alabi (The Rolling Stone), Malachi Kirby (Rough Cuts), James Norton (Bug) and Imogen Poots (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf). Belleville is at the Donmar Warehouse from 7th December to 3rd February, with an official opening on 14th December.
Director Michael Longhurst piles on the sense of millennial anxiety and brooding menace in Amy Herzog's 2011 relationship drama about a young, newly married American couple in Paris, living in the neighbourhood of Belleville. She's seriously depressed but trying to wean herself off anti-depressants. He's got something (plenty!) to hide, like the fact that he's not paid the rent in four months... Read more