Rehearsal images released of THE RED BARN a new play by David Hare with a cast including Mark Strong, Hope Davis and Elizabeth Debicki.
The Red Barn a new play by David Hare, based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 6 October (press night 17th October 2016).
The great detective writer Georges Simenon escaped France at the end of World War Two, and arrived in the USA to start again. With his American wife, he settled at Shadow Rock Farm in Lakeville, Connecticut. Years later, he wrote La Main, a psychological thriller set in a New England farmhouse.
David Hare has taken this novel and forged from it a startling new play that unfolds in Connecticut in 1969. On their way back from a party, two couples struggle home through the snow. Not everyone arrives safely.
The cast is Elizabeth Debicki, Hope Davis, Michael Elwyn, Stuart Milligan, Anna Skellern, Mark Strong, Oliver Wilson, Nigel Whitmey and Jade Yourell.
The Red Barn plays in the Lyttelton Theatre from Thursday 6th October 2016 until 17th January 2017. The Red Barn is produced in association with Scott Rudin.
The Red Barn
a new play by David Hare
based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon
From 6th October 2016 to 17th January 2017
Running Time: tbc