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The Play That Goes Wrong new cast announced

The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre. Photo credit Helen Murray.
The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre. Photo credit Helen Murray.

The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award-winning box office hit, today announces that a new cast at the Duchess Theatre from Tuesday 26th February 2019.

Awarded the 2014 Whatsonstage.com Best New Comedy, the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and a Tony award for the Broadway transfer, The Play That Goes Wrong continues to delight audiences in the West End. The remarkable rags-to-riches story shows no signs of slowing down for a play which started its life at a London fringe venue with only four paying customers at the first performance. Since then, it has played to an audience of over two million.

  • Kazeem Tosin Amore – Robert
  • Jake Curran – Chris
  • Catherine Dryden – Annie
  • Bobby Hirston – Max
  • Benjamin McMahon – Dennis
  • Gabriel Paul – Trevor
  • Steven Rostance – Jonathan
  • Elena Valentine – Sandra

The understudies will be David Kristopher Brown, Liam Horrigan, Matthew Howell, Louisa Sexton and Laura White.

Mischief Theatre was founded in 2008 by a group of graduates of The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and began as an improvised comedy group. Mischief Theatre performs across the UK and internationally with improvised and original scripted work. Last week Mischief Theatre announced a year-long residence at the Vaudeville Theatre opening in September 2019 with Groan Ups – the first of three new comedies. Their other production The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is currently at the Criterion Theatre and on a national UK tour whilst The Play That Goes Wrong is also on a national UK tour and it has recently completed a two-year run on Broadway. The company is led by Artistic Director Henry Lewis and Company Director Jonathan Sayer.

The 2018-19 US Tour of The Play That Goes Wrong opened in September 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky is currently playing to sold out audiences at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto.

The record-breaking Broadway production of The Play That Goes Wrong closed in January at the Lyceum Theatre in New York and re-opens at New World Stages later this month.

The Play That Goes Wrong is co-written by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and is directed by Mark Bell, with set designs by Nigel Hook, lighting by Ric Mountjoy, sound design by Andy Johnson and costumes by Roberto Surace. The Play That Goes Wrong is produced in the West End by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd.

BOX OFFICE INFORMATION
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Duchess Theatre
3-5 Catherine Street
London WC2B 5LA

Book Tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre, London.

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