Directed by Robert Icke, this new production includes Jessica Brown Findlay, Tobias Menzies and Vanessa Kirby in the cast.
Running at the Almeida Theatre from the 5th February to the 26th March,Uncle Vanya is the latest production directed by Icke at the Almeida Theatre, following the successful Oresteia which also ran at the theatre before transferring to the West End. That production went on to win him Best Director at the Evening Standard Awards.
As well as directing the production, Icke has also created the brand new production of Anton Chekov’s classic play, that will see Paul Rhys making his Almeida debut in the title role.
Things your life could be:
(1) a farce. (2) a tragedy. (3) pointless. (4) all of the above.
Things you could do about it:
(1) keep living. (2) stop living. (3) stop someone else living. (4) nothing.
Even so, what has your life been worth?
The production will see Jessica Findlay Brown return to the Almeida, following her performance in Oresteia and is best known for her role as Lady Sybil in Downton Abbey.
Uncle Vanya will also see Vanessa Kirby (A Streetcar Named Desire,Young Vic), Richard Lumsden (Our Town,Almeida), Tobias Menzies (The Fever,Almeida), Anne Queensberry (Three Sisters, Young Vic), Hilton McRae (Timon of Athens, National Theatre) and Paul Rhys (King Lear, National Theatre) performing in the production.
Uncle Vanya will run at the Almeida Theatre from the 5th February to the 26th March.