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"Don Juan in Soho" announces full cast at Donmar
Full cast has been announced for Don Juan in Soho, by Patrick Marber, after Moliere, which opens at Donmar Warehouse, 6 Dec 2006, following previews from 30 Nov - running to 10 Feb 2007.
Joining previously mentioned Rhys Ifans (Don Juan) and Stephen Wight (Stan), are Jessica Brooks (Mattie/Dahlia), Chris Corrigan (Aloysius) , Seroca Davis (Lottie/Ruby), Tim Eagle (Charles), Richard Flood (Colm), Laura Pyper (Elvira), David Ryall (Louis), Abdul Salis (Pete/Vagabond).
It is directed by Michael Grandage, designed by Christopher Oram, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Adam Cork.
Moliere’s farcical, tragic, anarchic original of 1665 is relocated to modern day Soho: swank, new hotels and festering, old clip joints, crackheads in alleys and cokeheads in clubs. The destitute, the delirious, the broken and the brazen, the hustlers and hoorays, the media movers and merciless whores - all packed in to one seething square mile.
Rhys Ifans' London stage credits include Accidental Death of an Anarchist at the Donmar Warehouse, Volpone, Under Milk Wood (National Theatre), Beautiful Thing (Duke of York’s Theatre). For television, Not Only But Always, Shakespeare Shorts: Macbeth and Trial and Retribution; and for film, Behind the Mask, Enduring Love, Vanity Fair, The Shipping News, 51st State and Notting Hill.
Stephen Wight's theatre credits include Class Enemy and Skyvers (Royal Court), Sing Your Heart Out for the Lads (National Theatre). For television, his work includes Diamond Geezer 1 &2, Hex 1 & 2 and Fingersmith; and for film, Highlander – The Source and Wilderness.
Jessica Brooks' work for theatre includes Product (Royal Court), Black ‘Ell (Soho Theatre) and The Graduate (national tour). For television, her credits include Midsomer Murders, Supernova, Footballers’ Wives and Children of Dune; and for film, Red Mercury, Avalanche and Collusion.
Chris Corrigan theatre credits include Scenes From the Big Picture (National Theatre). His television work includes Omagh, William and Mary and Sunday; and for film, Jonjo Mickybo, The Goldfish Bowl and Red Rum.
Seroca Davis' theatre work includes 93.2fm (Royal Court). For television, her recent work includes The Bill, Prime Suspect: The Final Act and More Than Love; and for film, Innocent Pink, London Birds Can’t Fly and Kidscape.
Tim Eagle is a specialist in performance work. For theatre, his credits include The Fantasticks (King’s Head) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Millfield Theatre Company).
Richard Flood's theatre work includes Deirdre of the Sorrows (Druid Theatre Company; Lincoln Center, Minneapolis) and Freedom of the City (Finborough Theatre).
Laura Pyper's theatre work includes Blackwater Angel (Finborough Theatre) and The Pot of Broth (Samuel Beckett Theatre). For television, her credits include The It Crowd, Hex 2, and Omagh; and for film, Kira and Headrush.
Veteran actor David Ryall's recent theatre credits include Everything is Illuminated (Hampstead Theatre), Democracy (National Theatre and Wyndham’s), Bacchai (National Theatre), King Lear (Almeida Theatre). His television work includes Royston Vasey, Heartbeat, Byron, Down to Earth, Foyle’s War and State of Play; and for film, Around the World in 80 Days, Blackall and Two Men Went to War.
Abdul Salis' theatre work includes The Exonerated (Riverside Studios); and Blood Wedding and The Road (Orange Tree). For television, his work includes Doctor Who, Gifted, Trevor’s World of Sport and Roger Roger; and for film, Flyboys, Animal, Sahara and Love Actually.