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Rehearsal photos of Gloria at Hampstead Theatre released
The photos include cast members Colin Morgan, Ellie Kendrick, Kae Alexander, Sian Clifford, Bayo Gbadamosi and Bo Poraj, as well as Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and director Michael Longhurst.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' "razor-sharp comic drama about ambition, office warfare and hierarchies" originally opened Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre in May 2015 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016.
"In the offices of a notorious Manhattan magazine, a group of ruthless editorial assistants vie for their bosses’ jobs and a book deal before they’re thirty. But trapped between Starbucks runs, jaded gossip and endless cubicle walls, best-selling memoir fodder is thin on the ground - that is until inspiration arrives with a bang…"
The production's creative team includes scenic design by Lizzie Clachan, lighting design by Oliver Fenwick and sound design by Ben and Max Ringham.
Colin Morgan's stage credits include the West End production of Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre, The Tempest (Shakespeare's Globe), Our Private Life (Royal Court), A Prayer For My Daughter, Vernon God Little (Young Vic) and All About My Mother (The Old Vic). He is most well-known for his TV roles in 'Merlin' and 'The Fall'.
Ellie Kendrick’s recent theatre credits include Cyrano de Bergerac (Southwark Playhouse), Pests, The Low Road, In the Republic of Happiness (Royal Court) and Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe). Her recent television credits include 'Game of Thrones' and 'Misfits'.
All photos are credited to Marc Brenner.
Gloria tickets are on sale now.