Cast Update for Now or Later at Royal Court


Cast Update for Now or Later at Royal Court

Cast update for Now or Later, by Christopher Shinn, which opens at the Royal Court Downstairs 11 Sep 2008, following previews from 3 Sep - running to 18 Oct 2008. Matthew Marsh, Nancy Crane, Pamela Nomvete join previously mentioned Eddie Redmayne, Domhnall Gleeson, Adam James.

It is directed by Dominic Cooke, designed by Hildegard Bechtler, lighting by Jon Clark, sound by Ian Dickinson.

Examines religion, freedom of expression and personal responsibility: Election night in the U.S., and things are looking rosy for the Democratic Party. Holed up in a hotel, watching the results flood in, are the likely President-elect, his wife, advisors and 20 year old son John Jnr. Every speech, interview and photocall has been carefully controlled and meticulously orchestrated, all leading up to this big night.At the same time controversial photos of John Jnr are gathering momentum on the internet. Whilst his father's advisors work against the clock on damage limitation, it's up to father and son to try and reach an agreement.

Matthew Marsh's last appearance at the Royal Court was in the recent Rough Cuts season of works-in-progress, while his other theatre credits include A Prayer For My Daughter (Young Vic), Glengarry Glen Ross (Apollo), The Lightning Play (Almeida), The Overwhelming (National), The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (Almeida and West End) and Copenhagen (National). His TV credits include roles in Spooks, The Street, Midsomer Murders, The Commander and The Thick of It.

Domhnall Gleeson was nominated for a Tony award in 2006 for his performance as Davey in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (RSC/West End/Broadway). His film appearances include roles in Studs, Boy Eats Girl, Six Shooter and Stars.

Eddie Redmayne won an Evening Standard Award and a Critics Circle Award for his role in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia (Almeida/West End) in 2004. His other stage credits include Hecuba (Donmar). His film credits has included roles in The Good Shepherd, The Other Boleyn Girl, Elizabeth – The Golden Age, Yellow Handkerchief and Powder Blue.

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