The Old Vic announce new productions for 2009


The Old Vic announce new productions for 2009

The Old Vic has announced a new line up of productions through to the end of Spring 2009.

Complicit, by Joe Sutton, directed by Kevin Spacey. Opens 22 Jan 2009, following previews from 7 Jan - running to 21 Feb 2009. Design by Rob Howell, lighting by Howard Harrison, sound by Simon Baker for Autograph. An American play that explores our current political climate.

Dancing At Lughnasa, by Brian Friel, directed by Anna Mackmin. Opens 5 March 2009, following previews from 26 Feb - running to 9 May 2009. Design by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable, choreography by Scarlett Mackmin. Starring Andrea Corr, Niamh Cusack, Michelle Fairley, Susan Lynch. A bittersweet reflection of rural Ireland in the thirties on the brink of industrialisation, Portrait of the five Mundy sisters following their loss of love and opportunity played out against the echoes of the twentieth century,

The Bridge Project transatlantic partnership unites The Old Vic with Brooklyn Academy of Music and Neal Street Productions. Playing in repertoire is: The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, new version by Tom Stoppard in rep from 23 May 2009 to 15 Aug 2009; and The Winter's Tale in rep from 29 May 2009 to 15 Aug 2009. Opening (Press night) for both plays is 9 June 2009. Both plays are directed by Sam Mendes, designed by Anthony Ward, lighting by Paul Pyant, sound by Paul Arditti, costumes by Catherine Zuber. Cast includes Simon Russell Beale, Michael Braun, Selina Cadell, Morven Christie, Sinead Cusack, Richard Easton, Rebecca Hall, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Paul Jesson, Aaron Krohn, Dakin Matthews, Mark Nelson, Charlotte Parry, Jessica Pollert Smith, Gary Powell, Tobias Segal, Hannah Stokely.

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