Casting has been announced for Matthew Lopez’s two-part play The Inheritance, which gets its world premiere at the Young Vic in March. Vanessa Redgrave will take on the role of Margaret in the play, which is set in present day New York, a generation after the height of the AIDS crisis. The play will star Andrew Burnap (The Legend of Georgia McBride, Geffen Playhouse) as Toby, John Benjamin Hickey (The Good Wife) as Henry, Samuel H. Levine (Elementary) as Adam/Leo and Kyle Soller as Eric.
A week ago, I spent nearly eight hours re-visiting the National's lavish and exhilarating production of Tony Kushner's 1990s epic Angels in America on Broadway, a play that swirls, swoops and swaggers over a moment of great crisis for the gay community in America as it chronicles the emerging AIDS epidemic in the previous decade. And now back in London, I spent over seven hours at the Young... Read more