Giles Terera joins cast of The American Clock at the Old Vic

Giles Terera

Update:  Giles Terera has now withdrawn from The American Clock. The role of Robertson will now be played by  Clarke Peters until 2nd March, and Sule Rimi from 3rd March to 30th March.

Giles Terera will join the cast of The American Clock at the Old Vic, it has been announced.

Terera will play Robertson in the production, as well as sharing the role of Moe with John Marquez and Abhin Galeya who will rotate every performance.

Terera is best known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in the West End production of Hamilton, winning the award for best actor in a musical at the 2018 Olivier Awards. He played his last performance as Aaron Burr on 1st December 2018, with Sifiso Mazibuko taking over the role from 3rd December. His other stage credits include The Tempest at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and Horatio in Hamlet.

He joins a previously announced cast including Amber Aga, Paul Bentall, Greg Bernstein, Clare Burt, Flora Dawson, Abhin Galeya, Fred Haig, Jyuddah Jaymes, John Marquez, Francesca Mills, Taheen Modak, Christian Patterson, Golda Rosheuvel, Abdul Salis, Josie Walker and Ewan Wardrop.

There are three sets of actors who will play the roles of Moe, Rose and Lee Baum for each performance.

Set during the Wall Street Crash of 1929, The American Clock tells the story of the Baum family, as their life is affected with the growing financial crisis.

The American Clock is one of many productions written by Arthur Miller to be performed in London next year. Sally Field and Bill Pullman star in All My Sons at the Old Vic, while David Suchet and Brendan Coyle star in The Price, transferring to the Wyndham’s Theatre, plus an upcoming revival of Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic starring Sharon D Clarke and Arinzé Kene.

The American Clock is at the Old Vic from 4th February 2019.

The American Clock tickets are available now.

 

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