From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
All My Sons with Suchet & Wanamaker at Apollo May 2010
Arthur Miller's All My Sons is now confirmed to open at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave 27 May 2010, following previews 19 May 2010 - booking to 11 Sep 2010.
Directed by Howard Davies, the cast includes David Suchet & Zoe Wanamaker
Designed by William Dudley, lighting by Mark Henderson, sound by Paul Groothius. Kim Poster for Stanhope Productions, Sonia Friedman Productions and Eric Falkenstein for Spark Productions.
A story of forbidden love, loyalty, guilt and the corrupting power of greed, Joe Keller is alleged to have supplied World War II fighter planes with defective engines, leading to the deaths of innocent pilots - a crime for which his business partner took the fall. One of Keller's sons, himself a pilot, is thought to have been killed in action. But his mother can't accept his death and equally can't accept that her dead son's fiancee has transferred her affections to her other son. The confrontations that ensue lead to the uncovering of a world-shaking family secret...
David Suchet is most famous for his TV role as Agatha Christie's 'Poirot'. His London stage credits include "Complicit" at the Old Vic in 2009; "The Last Confession" at the Haymarket in 2007; "Once in a Lifetime" at the Olivier, NT in 2005; "Man and Boy" at the Duchess in 2005;"Amadeus" at the Old Vic in 1998;"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" at the Aldwych in 1997; "What a Performance" at the Queens in 1994.
Zoe Wanamaker is well known on TV in "My Family". Her London stage credits include "Much Ado About Nothing" & "Rose Tattoo" at the Oliver, NT in 2007; "His Girl Friday" at the Olivier, NT in 2003; "Boston Marriage" at the Donmar Warehouse & New Ambassadors in 2001; "Battle Royal" at the Lyttelton, NT in 1999;"Old Neighborhood" at the Royal Court in 1998; "Electra" at the Donmar Warehouse in 1997; "Sylvia" at the Apollo in 1996; "The Glass Menagerie" at the Donmar Warehouse in 1995 & Comedy in 1996; "Dead Funny" at the Vaudeville in 1994.