Giles Terera joins 'Power of Sail' cast at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Giles Terera, who will star as Baxter in the production, won an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Aaron Burr in Hamilton.

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Olivier Award winner Giles Terera and Michael Benz will star in the UK premiere of Paul Grellong's Power of Sail. The show opens at the Menier Chocolate Factory on 28 March.

Terera, who won an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, will play Baxter, while Benz (Downton Abbey, Joker, The Importance of Being Earnest, Twelfth Night) is Lucas.

The rest of the cast includes Julian Ovenden as Charles Nichols, Tanya Franks as Amy, Katie Bernstein as Maggie, Georgia Landers as Quinn, and Paul Rider as Frank.

The play, which is directed by Dominic Dromgool, follows Harvard professor Charles Nichols, who invites a contentious white nationalist to his yearly symposium. His colleagues are concerned about how this will affect both his and the university’s reputation, but Charles refuses to budge. Is there another agenda?

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Photo credit: Giles Terera

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