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Cast Update for Passion at Donmar Warehouse
Cast update for Passion, which opens at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre 21 Sep 2010, following previews from 10 Sep - running to 27 Nov 2010
Joining previously mentioned Elena Roger (Fosca), Scarlett Strallen (Clara) and David Thaxton (Giorgio), are Simon Bailey (Lieutenant Torasso/Ludovic), David Birrell (Colonel Ricci), Allan Corduner (Doctor Tambourri), Ross Dawes (Lieutenant Barri/Fosca's mother), Iwan Lewis (Private Augenti), Tim Morgan (Major Rizzolli/Fosca's Father), Haydn Oakley (Sergeant Lombardi/Mistress)
Passion has music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by James Lapine . It is directed by Jamie Lloyd.
Captain Giorgio Bachetti, a military hero, is transferred to a strange and remote Italian outpost. Far away from his beloved Clara, he encounters Fosca, the cousin of his commanding officer, and her influence has shattering and inconceivable consequences.