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Further cast announced for world premiere of OPENING NIGHT

The cast joins the previously announced Sheridan Smith for the new world premiere of John Cassavetes' production early next year.

opening night cast londonThe Cast of Opening Night. Photo Justine Matthew

Further casting has been announced for OPENING NIGHT which begins performances at the Gielgud Theatre from 6 March.

Joining Sheridan Smith as Myrtle will be Hadley Fraser (The Lehman Trilogy) as Manny, Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Award nominee Shira Haas as Nancy, double Olivier Award nominee Nicola Hughes as Sarah, Amy Lennox (Cabaret) as Dorothy and John Marquez (Pygmalion) as David. Further casting is to be announced.

What is OPENING NIGHT about?

Based on John Cassavetes' legendary film from 1977, OPENING NIGHT follows a theatre company as they prepare to stage a major new play on Broadway. Drama is ignited behind the scenes with their leading lady rocked by tragedy, her turmoil begins to force everybody in the company to deliver the performance of their lives.

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OPENING NIGHT performs at Gielgud Theatre from 6 March - 27 July 2024.

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