Casting Update for "The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?" at Almeida


Casting Update for "The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?" at Almeida

Casting update concerning The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? by Edward Albee, which opens at the Almeida Theatre on 3 Feb 04, following previews from 22 Jan 04, and booking to 13 Mar 04. (Tickets go on sale to the public first week in December)

The cast includes Jonathan Pryce (Martin), Kate Fahy (Stevie), Matthew Marsh (Ross)

It is directed by Anthony Page and designed by Hildegard Bechtler.

Jonathan Pryce's makes his Almeida debut playing Martin. His theatre career includes, most recently, "A Reckoning" for Soho Theatre and "My Fair Lady" at the National Theatre and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Previously his theatre work has included "Oliver" at the London Palladium, "Miss Saigon" at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, "Uncle Vanya" and "The Seagull" in the West End, "Hamlet" for the Royal Court, "Measure for Measure" at the Royal Shakespeare Company and "Comedians" at the Old Vic. His recent film and television work includes "Pirates of the Caribbean", "What a Girl Wants", "Victoria and Albert", "Evita".

Kate Fahy returns to the theatre to play Stevie. Her theatre work includes productions at Hampstead Theatre, Riverside Studios, the National Theatre and the Royal Court. Her film and television work includes "Trial and Retribution", "The Jury", "Pure Wickedness" and "Frontiers".

Matthew Marsh plays Ross. His theatre work includes "Us and Them" at the Hampstead Theatre, "Little Foxes" at the Donmar Warehouse, "Conversations after a Burial" at the Almeida and "Copenhagen" at the National Theatre, as well as many productions at the Young Vic and Manchester Library Theatre. His film and television work includes "Bad Company", "Spygame", "The Commander" and "Silent Witness".

The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? had its world première on Broadway in 2002, and was awarded the Tony Award for Best play as well as New York Critics’ Circle, Outer Critics’ Circle and the Drama Desk Awards.

In the same week as receiving an international prize, being awarded a lucrative contract, and celebrating his 50th birthday, Martin is forced to confess to his wife and son that he is involved in a relationship that will probably destroy his marriage, his career, and his life.

 

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