Casting announced for Menier’s Kiss of the Spider Woman
The story, which has been adapted for the production by José Rivera and Allan Baker, is about he bond two criminals, Molina and Valentín, form in an Argentine prison through their daily conversations.
Barnet, who was an original member of The History Boys cast, will play Molina. His previous credits also include Dealer’s Choice (Menier/West End), The Beaux’ Stratagem (National Theatre), and Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe).
This new production at the Menier, which runs from 8th March to 5th May (official opening 21st March) will be directed by Laurie Sansom, who directs in the space for the first time. It will have designs by Jon Bausor, lighting by Paul Anderson and sound by Philip Pinsky.