Damian Lewis returns to the West End to star in the darkly comic masterpiece, Edward Albee’s The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
Ian Rickson will direct Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? which will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24th March 2017 with an official opening night on 5th April 2017.
A darkly comic and disturbing view on the collapse of familial relationships, Edward Albee’s The Goat has all of Albee’s characteristically witty tones as well as being a deeply tragic portrayal of a couple and their teenage son in crisis when the father embarks on an improbable and impossible love affair from which there is no return. Widely regarded as his late masterpiece, Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia is brought back to the London stage following Albee’s recent death.
Damian Lewis was last seen on the London stage in a production of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, he now returns to play Albee’s central character Martin. Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning Lewis is best known for his roles on screen in Homeland and Wolf Hall and most recently Billions. He has also regularly returned to the stage performing at the National Theatre and the Almeida as well as in the West End.
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Directed by Ian Rickson
Theatre Royal Haymarket, Haymarket, London SW1Y 4HT
First preview: 24th March 2017
Opening Night: 5th April 2017 at 7pm
Final performance: 24th June 2017
Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm
Thursday and Saturday at 3pm
There will be no performances from 29th May – 4th June 2017