The cast for Catherine-Anne Toupin’s Right Now at the Bush Theatre has been announced as rehearsals for the production begin. 

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Directed by former Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Michael Boyd, the play looks at one woman’s crisis and her darkest desires, walking a fine line between laughter and trauma that has the ability to thrill and tease audiences.

This new show of Catherine-Anne Toupin’s play is a co-production between the Bush Theatre, Traverse theatre Company and Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov Studio.

Talking about the production, Director Michael Boyd said: “Our challenge to do justice to this heart-breaking, hilarious and disturbing play begins today, and I couldn’t feel better equipped than with this brilliant dare-devil cast.”

Casting for the production includes: Maureen Beattie, Sean Biggerstaff, Lindsey Campbell, Dyfan Dwyfor and Guy Williams.

As Alice and Ben settle into their beautiful new flat they realise that the family across the hall hope to be more than just good neighbours. Soon, Juliette, Giles, and their son Francis are wearing out the welcome mat; suggesting drinks, hors d’oeuvres and dancing. Things begin to heat up as innocent invitations lead to passionate encounters and unsettling revelations.

Maureen Beattie has played many different roles with a variety of theatre companies such as The Globe and the RSC. Her previous credits include: Othello and The Merry Wives of Windsor for the National Theatre and Noises Off at the Old Vic.

Sean Biggerstaff is probably best known to audiences for playing the role of Oliver Wood in the Harry Potter films. His other credits include An Appointment with the Wicker Man (National Theatre of Scotland) and Whiskey Galore.

Lindsey Campbell’s previous stage credits include: Nights (White Bear Theatre), The Harvest (Theatre Royal Bath) and The Big Meal (Theatre Royal Bath).

Dyfan Dwyfor has most recently appeared in Candylion for the National Theatre Wales. His other credits include: Comedy of Errors for the RSC and Fortunes Fool at the Old Vic.

While Guy Williams is best known for his roles  in King Lear (RSC), Antigone (National Theatre) as well as films such as The Man From U.N.C.L.E and Sherlock Holmes.

Right Now opens for previews from the 23rd March, running until the 16th April. For more information visit: https://www.bushtheatre.co.uk/event/right-now/. To book tickets: UK Tickets.co.uk, Theatre People.com, Discount Theatre.com and Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk

 

 

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