Full casting announced for Serenading Louie at the Donmar

Full casting has been announced for Serenading Louie, By Lanford Wilson, which opens at the Donmar Warehouse 16 Feb 2010, following previews from 11 Feb - running to 27 March 2010.

The play features Jason Butler Harner, Charlotte Emmerson, Jason O’Mara, Geraldine Somerville

It is directed by Simon Curtis, designed by Peter McKintosh, lighting by Guy Hoare, sound by Adam Cork.

Friends since college, Carl and Alex are struggling to deal with the harsh realities of adulthood as they enter their thirties. Disillusioned by work and struggling to keep their marriages alive, they’re desperately trying to make sense of it all.

Jason Butler Harner makes his UK theatrical debut as Alex. His theatre work in the US includes the American premières of The Coast of Utopia (Lincoln Center Theatre), The Invention of Love (A.C.T.) and An Experiment with an Air Pump (Manhattan Theatre Club). His TV credits include John Adams, The Good Wife, Fringe, Mercy, Law and Order, and The Closer; and for film, Changeling, The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3, The Extra Man, The Irishman, Next and The Good Shepherd.

Charlotte Emmerson plays Gabrielle. Her London stage credits include On the Rocks (Hampstead Theatre), Therese Raquin, The Coast of Utopia (National Theatre). TV credits include Berry’s Way, The Innocence Project, Stan, See No Evil, The Brief and The Alan Clark Diaries; and for film, The Last Minute, Smile, Weekend Bird and Food of Love.

Jason O’Mara plays Carl. London stage credits include The Jew of Malta (Almeida Theatre) and Popcorn (Apollo Theatre). Now based in the US, his TV work includes the joint series lead in the US version of Life on Mars, Grey’s Anatomy, Trust Me, Marlow, Men in Trees, Criminal Minds, Drift, In Justice, The Closer, The Agency and Band of Brothers.

Geraldine Somerville plays Mary. London stage credits include Power, Remember This, Blue Remembered Hills (National Theatre), I am Yours (Royal Court). TV Credits include The Children, Daphne, Jericho, The Safe House, The Aristocrats, After Miss Julie and Cracker as Penhaligon; and for film, the Harry Potter series, Sixty Six, Gosford Park and Augustine.

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