It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Iain Glen cast in Kiss Of The Spider Woman:
Iain Glen has been cast with Rupert Evans in The Kiss Of The Spider Woman, which opens at the Donmar Warehouse from 25 April 2007, following previews from 19 April - running to 26 May 2007.
Iain Glen's London stage credits include: "The Crucible" for the RSC at the Gielgud in 2006; "Hedda gabler" at the Duke of York's & Almeida in 2005; "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Lyttelton, NT in 2002; "The Blue Room" at the Donmar Warehouse in 1998; "Martin Guerre" at the Prince Edward in 1996; "Henry V" for RSC the Barbican Theatre in 1995 and "The Broken Heart" for the RSC at the Barbican Pit in 1995.
Rupert Evans' London stage credits include:"Breathing Corpses" at the the Royal Court in 2005; "Sweert Panic" at the Duke of York's in 2003; "Life After Life" at the Loft, at the National in 2002.
The Kiss Of The Spider Woman by Manuel Puig, in a translation by Allan Baker, is directed by Charlotte Westenra, designed by Ben Stones, lighting by Hartley T A Kemp with sound by John Leonard.
Portrayal of two men who are forced to share a cell in a Latin American jail. One, a young Marxist rebel punished for his ideals, the other a middle-aged man condemned for his sexuality. Through the glamorous fantasy of the movies, an unlikely relationship is formed that offers both men the hope of survival.
(NOTE: This the play - not the musical)