Cast announced for Dance of Death at Trafalgar Studios 2

Daniel Lapaine, Kevin R McNally and Indira Varma have been cast in The Donmar Warehouse production of The Dance of Death, by August Strindberg, in a new English version by Conor McPherson, which opens at the Trafalgar Studio 2 Theatre on 17 Dec 2012, following previews from 13 Dec - running to 5 Jan 2013.

Daniel Lapaine has appeared in Hedda Gabler at the Old Vic, All My Sons at the Apollo Theatre and Scenes from the Back of Beyond and F**king Games both at the Royal Court. Kevin R McNally’s previous work for the Donmar includes Hamlet, Ivanov (both Donmar West End) and World Music. He was last seen in the West End in Hay Fever at the Noel Coward earlier this year. Indira Varma’s previous work for the Donmar includes Twelfth Night (Donmar West End), The Vortex and Privates on Parade.

Directed by Titas Halder, designed by Richard Kent, lighting by Richard Howell, sound by Alex Baranowski.

On an isolated island, Military captain Edgar and his wife, Alice, live a bitter life, their marriage soured by hatred. When the possibility of redemption and escape arrives for Alice in the shape of their former comrade Kurt, it seems that Edgar is prepared to use his very last breath to make their lives a living hell.

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