Further Casting for Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on London's South Bank has announced further casting for its 2015 season productions at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse which includes The Changeling by Thomas Middleton, directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen.
Joining the previously announced Hattie Morahan, who stars as Beatrice-Joanna in The Changeling, will be Trystan Gravelle as De Flores, alongside Liam Brennan, Brian Ferguson, Peter Hamilton Dyer, Simon Harrison, Joe Jameson, Adam Lawrence, Sarah MacRae, Tom Stuart, Thalissa Teixeira, Pearce Quigley, and Philip Whitchurch.
The production runs from 15 January to 1 March 2015, with an official opening on Tuesday 20 January 2015.
Farinelli and the King, which runs from 11 February to 7 March 2015 with an official opening on 20 February 2015, will star Sam Crane, Huss Garbiya, Melody Grove, Colin Hurley and Edward Peel, alongside the previously announced Mark Rylance, Iestyn Davies (singer), and William Purefoy (singer).
Trystan Gravelle is known for his TV roles in 'Mr Selfridge' and 'Anonymous', in which he played Christopher Marlowe alongside Vanessa Redgrave and Rhys Ifans. He has also worked extensively with the RSC, Shakespeare's Globe and the National Theatre.
Sam Crane's recent stage credits include Headlong's '1984' at the Almeida and the West End. His other stage credits include Eternal Love with the English Touring Theatre and 'The Humans' with BAM in New York.