Following Theatr Clwyd’s Home, I’m Darling at the Duke of York’s Theatre, the theatre is once again represented in London theatre with Orpheus Descending at the Menier Chocolate Factory. A lesser-known Tennesee Williams play, Tamara Harvey directs a cast including Seth Numrich and Jemima Rooper. Alongside Numrich and Rooper, Hattie Morahan plays Lady Torrance in the production. Morahan makes her Menier debut in the production, previously starring in A Doll’s House at the Duke of York’s Theatre and a production of The Changeling at Shakespeare’s Globe.
The ancient Greek mythical character of Orpheus is all the theatrical rage right now - he's currently on Broadway as a character in Hadestown (that originated at the National), and he's also back on the London stage, too, in the play that Tennessee Williams named after him, as an itinerant musician in a snakeskin jacket who arrives in the small Deep South community of Two Rivers County as... Read more