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Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn are set to star in a new production of Sam Shepard’s blistering play True West, for a limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End from 23rd November. Tickets go on sale today

Shepard’s play is about a Hollywood screenwriter named Austin who is researching a film set in, and his brother Lee, a drifter who burgles homes for a living. They reunite for the first time in half a decade in their mother’s home in California. Over the course of the play, Lee pushes Austin to the edge of a mental breakdown.

Kit Harington, who is best known for playing Jon Snow in the television phenomenon Game of Thrones, will play screenwriter Austin. Harington has an extensive stage career having made his debut in the National Theatre production of War Horse, which eventually transferred to the West End. He has also appeared in Posh at the Royal Court, The Vote at the Donmar Warehouse and Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York’s.

Johnny Flynn is known for playing Dylan in the Netflix sitcom Lovesick, and is also a renowned singer-songwriter. On stage, he most recently appeared in Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen at the Royal Court. He was nominated for an Olivier Award for his role in Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem.

Directed by Matthew Dunster, the True West is at the Vaudeville Theatre from 23rd November.

True West tickets are on sale now. 

Categories: 
Kit Harington
as Austin

23 Nov 2018 to 16 Feb 2019

By:
Sam Shepard
Director:
Matthew Dunster
Cast list:
Kit Harington, Johnny Flynn
True West Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Friday, 23 November, 2018
Available from: 
Friday, 23 November, 2018
Closes: 
Saturday, 16 February, 2019
Booking to: 
Saturday, 16 February, 2019
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday3.00pm7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday3.00pm7.30pm
Sunday--

Vaudeville Theatre

Address:
404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross
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It seems like with every casting announcement of the last few years, each show has at least one actor with a Game of Thrones credit. The rise of Westerosteans on stage is spreading, and this year there’s an influx of leading actors taking roles in the West End. Emily Rister rounds-up five key GOT actors treading the boards this year. Photo credit: Disney/ABC Studios (flickr) Kit HaringtonTrue West

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Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn to star in Sam Shepard's True West
Friday, June 15, 2018

Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn are set to return to the West End later this year in a revival of Sam Shepard’s True West, which will run at the Vaudeville Theatre with tickets going on sale later today. Shepard’s story follows a Hollywood screenwriter named Austin and his brother Lee, a drifter who steals from houses for a living, reunite for the first time in five years at their mother’s house in California. However, despite seeming relatively stable, Austin is pushed to his psychological limits by his brother.

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