Full cast announced for 46 Beacon at Trafalgar Studios 2

Cast announced for new play at Trafalgar Studios 2

Oliver Coopersmith, Jay Taylor

Full casting has been announced for the coming-of-age and coming-out play 46 Beacon which runs at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 5 to 29 April 2017, with an official opening on 10 April 2017.

Oliver Coopersmith will play the roles of Alan alongside Jay Taylor as Robert.

Written by Drama Desk Award winner Bill Rosenfield, this memory play is directed by Alexander Lass, with set and costume design by Ruth Hall and produced by Oli Sones and Ed Sinke.

"The address is 46 Beacon. The place is 1970s Boston. Alan and Robert spend a balmy July evening hoping for a connection, emotional or physical? Set within a theatrical hotel, Robert has invited Alan back to his room and although they are at different stages of their lives, they each have something the other yearns for. But are they willing to give it? 46 Beacon is the story of that night your life was forever changed."

Oliver Coopersmith’s stage credits include Once A Catholic at the Tricycle Theatre, Purple Heart at the Gate Theatre, The History Boys at Sheffield Crucible, The Physicists and The Cryptogram both at the Donmar Warehouse, Cause Celebre at the Old Vic, Henry IV Part 2 and The Merry Wives Of Windsor both at Shakespeare’s Globe and Macbeth at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Jay Taylor’s stage credits include Accolade at the St. James Theatre, Nell Gwynn at the Apollo Theatre & Shakespeare’s Globe, Wolf Hall & Bringing Up The Bodies for the RSC at the Swan Theatre and Aldwych Theatre, Troilus & Cressida and Titus Andronicus both at Shakespeare’s Globe.

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