Natascha McElhone stars in Fatal Attraction at Haymarket
Natascha McElhone will star in Fatal Attraction, directed by Trevor Nunn, adapted for the stage by original screen writer James Dearden, opening at the Haymarket Theatre 25 March 2014, following previews from 8 Mar - booking to 21 June 2014.
Currently starring in the last and final season of Showtime TV's Californication, Natascha McElhone will play the role of Alex Forrest. Her London stage credits include Honour at the Wyndhams’ Theatre and Richard III and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Open Air Theatre Regents Park. Natascha McElhone has also appeared in a number of films, including Surviving Picasso, The Truman Show, The Devil’s Own, Ladies in Lavender and Love’s Labour’s Lost.
Fatal Attraction is a story of obsession and revenge and explores how a chance meeting in a bar and a casual encounter quickly becomes a living nightmare for Dan Gallagher, a successful New York lawyer, and his young family. After spending one weekend with the gorgeous Alex Forrest, he assumes he can just walk away, but Alex is a woman who refuses to be ignored. She pursues Dan and his family with terrifying consequences.
The drama is produced by Theatre Royal Haymarket Productions, Robert Fox and Patrick Ryecart.