‘Straight Line Crazy’, starring Ralph Fiennes, announces full cast
The world premiere opens at the Bridge Theatre this spring.
March 8, 2022 12:07
The full cast for David Hare's newest play, Straight Line Crazy, at the Bridge Theatre has been named. Straight Line Crazy begins previews at the Bridge Theatre on 16 March, with an opening night on 23 March, and performances to 18 June. Straight Line Crazy tickets are on sale now.
Straight Line Crazy follows the life of Robert Moses, an American public official who transformed the New York City landscape during the 20th century. Even though he created new parks, bridges, and roads, Moses' campaigns were met with harsh criticism, and so began years of debates.
Ralph Fiennes plays Robert Moses. Recently, Fiennes starred in Four Quartets at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The cast is completed by Alisha Bailey as Mariah Heller, Samuel Barnett as Ariel Porter, David Bromley as Stamford Fergus, Al Coppola as Walter McQuade, Siobhán Cullen as Finnuala Connell, Ian Kirkby as Lewis Mumford, Alana Maria as Shirley Hayes, Dani Moseley as Carol Ames, Guy Paul as Henry Vanderbilt, Helen Schlesinger as Jane Jacobs, Mary Stillwaggon Stewart as Nicole Sawyer, and Danny Webb as Governor Al Smith.
The Straight Line Crazy play is written by David Hare, and directed by Nicholas Hytner. Straight Line Crazy reunites Fiennes, Hare and Hytner once more, after they collaborated on Beat the Devil at The Bridge in autumn 2020.
The Straight Line Crazy creative team includes designs by Bob Crowley, lighting by Jessica Hung Han Yun, sound by George Dennis, and music by George Fenton.
Photo credit: Ralph Fiennes and the Bridge Theatre (Photos by Brigitte Lacombe and Philip Vile respectively)
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