Young Vic - Changeling & Going Dark return - Doll's casting


The Young Vic Theatre has announced that The Changeling & Going Dark are to return, and Hattie Morahan & Dominic Rowan are cast in A Doll's House.

The Changeling, which had a run at the Young Vic Maria Studio at the begining of the year, will return to the bigger Main House from 20 Nov to 15 Dec 2012. It is written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, designed by Ultz, lighting by James Farncombe, sound by Paul Arditti. Beautiful Beatrice-Joanna is in love, so she hires the repellent De Flores to kill the man her father wants her to marry. But once the deed is done Beatrice discovers it’s not money or jewels that De Flores intends to claim as his reward, but something far more precious. The Changeling is a tale of how love and sex can drive us mad.

Going Dark, which has just finished a run in The Young Vic Clare studio, will return to the bigger Maria Studio from 4 to 22 Dec 2012. Written by Hattie Naylor in collaboration with Sound&Fury. Produced by Fuel, directed by Mark Espiner & Dan Jones, designed by Ales Valasek, lighting by Guy Hoare, sound by Dan Jones. Tells the story of Max, an astronomer who works in his local planetarium. When he is diagnosed with a rare condition that causes him to lose his eyesight, he must re-evaluate his relationship to the world around him.

Casting update for the previously announced production of A Doll's House, which opens at the Young Vic Main House on 9 July 2012, following previews from 29 June - running to 26 July 2012. Hattie Morahan plays the lead role of Nora. She is known for playing Elinor in the BBC adaptation of Sense and Sensibility and has a regular role in series Outnumbered. Dominic Rowan cast as Torvald. His recent stagew credits include The Village Bike (Royal Court);Henry VIII (Globe). A Doll's House is written by Henrik Ibsen, version by Simon Stephens. Directed by Carrie Cracknell, designed by Ian MacNeil, lighting by Guy Hoare, costumes by Gabrielle Dalton. Nora's world seems ideal: beautiful children, elegant home, adoring husband. But her life is shot through with lies and delusion. When the truth bursts into the open, Nora is shocked to discover how radically her life has to change.

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