Rock jukebox musical Rock of Ages could be returning to the London stage soon.
Last week, the production shared a video teasing the show’s return with the ta...
Carvel will play the role of Robert Smith 'Yank' in the production, which will be directed by Richard Jones.
Synopsis: "The story of story of Yank, a labourer who revels in his status as the strongest stoker on a transatlantic ocean liner. But when Yank is called a ‘filthy beast’ by the overbred daughter of a steel merchant, he experiences an awakening of consciousness that leads him on a journey through the wealthy neighbourhoods and disenfranchised underbelly of New York society. Searching for a way to belong, Yank is forced to confront primal questions about his true place in the world."
Bertie Carvel won an Olivier award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing Mrs Trunchbull in "Matilda The Musical" at the West End's Cambridge Theatre, a role that he created. He is soon to appear alongside Ben Whishaw in Bakkhai at the Almeida Theatre in north London.
The Hairy Ape is written by Nobel prize-winner Eugene O'Neill and has been described as "an iconic piece of American drama".