The full cast has been announced for the upcoming West End transfer of Florian Zeller’s play The Son, which opens at the Duke of York’s Theatre from 2nd September. Transferring from the Kiln Theatre, the play tells the story of a young boy facing the difficult reality of his parents’ divorce, who starts skipping school and lying to his family. Directed by Michael Longhurst, Amanda Abbington, Laurie Kynaston, John Light, Amaka Okafor and Martin Turner all reprise their roles from the Kiln production for the 10-week run.
Everything Florian Zeller puts his pen to seems to end up in the West End, from his Olivier Award-winning play The Father to his recent success with The Height of the Storm, set to transfer to Broadway next week. His latest, The Son, is the first to transfer to the West End from Indhu Rubasingham’s recently rebranded Kiln Theatre, and it’s a taut, emotive examination of the tragedy of... Read more