NEWS: Antony Sher Leads Cast In Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass

Antony Sher will lead the cast in Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass, directed at the Tricycle Theatre by Iqbal Khan. Broken Glass, designed by Mike Britton with lighting by Matthew Eagland runs from 30 September – 27 November, with press night on 6 October 2010.  Further casting will be announced shortly.

Antony Sher was most recently on stage in An Enemy of the People, Daniel Evan’s inaugural production as Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres.  His extensive theatre credits include The Tempest, Othello and Richard III (for which he won the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Actor) all for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Kean at the Apollo Theatre and on tour nationally, Primo,  which he also wrote, for the National Theatre and Music Box Theater, New York, and for which he won the Outer Critics’ Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Solo Performance, I.D. which he also wrote, for the Almeida Theatre, Stanley for the National Theatre and Circle in the Square Theater, New York and for which he won the Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Actor and Torch Song Trilogy at the Albery Theatre for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor.  On television his credits include God on Trial, Primo, The Company, Home, The Jury and Macbeth; and for film, Churchill: The Hollywood Years, Shakespeare in Love, Mrs Brown, Alive and Kicking, The Wind in the Willows and The Young Poisoner’s Handbook.

Arthur Miller’s (1915 – 2005) career has spanned six decades, with Broken Glass written in 1994.   His other principal works include All My Sons, Death of A Salesman, A View From The Bridge, The Crucible, After The Fall, The Price, The Last Yankee and Resurrection Blues.  His screenplays include The Misfits and his Academy Award nominated adaptation of The Crucible, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

Iqbal Khan began directing at Leicester Haymarket and the National Theatre Studio.  His recent directing credits include East is East for Birmingham Rep, A Slight Ache and Landscape for the National Theatre and Too Close To Home and Madama Butterfly at the Lyric Hammersmith. His other work has been seen at the Union Chapel, Bloomsbury Theatre, the Edinburgh Fringe, the Bridewell and the Old Red Lion.


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