Production images for Bartlett Sher’s Tony Award winning production of J.T Rogers play have been released ahead of the production officially opening at the National Theatre.
The Lincoln Center’s critically acclaimed production is now in previews at the National Theatre, running until the 23rd September before transferring to the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 2nd October until the 30th December.
Cast for the production includes Toby Stephens in the role of social-scientist Terje Rød-Larsen, Lydia Leonard as his wife, diplomat Mona Juul and Peter Polycarpou as Ahmed Qurie, the former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority.
The cast of Oslo also includes: Geraldine Alexander, Philip Arditti, Thomas Arnold, Nabil Elouahabi, Karoline Gable, Paul Herzberg, Jacob Krichefski,Yair Jonah Lotan, Anthony Shuster, Daniel Stewart and Howard Ward.
In 1993, in front of the world’s press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to this iconic moment started secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.
Oslo tells the true story of how one young Norwegian couple Mona Juul and her husband, Terje Rød-Larsen planned and orchestrated top-secret, high-level meetings between the State of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation, which culminated in the signing of the historic 1993 Oslo Accords.
This new play from J.T Rogers won Best Play’ at the 2017 Tony Awards and was winner of every ‘Best Play’ award on Broadway this season, including those given by New York Drama Critics’ Circle, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle , Drama League, Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards.
The creative team for the production includes sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Peter John Still and projections by 59 Productions. It is produced in association with Ambassador Theatre Group / Scott Delman.
Oslo continues to play at the National Theatre until the 23rd September. For more information and to book tickets visit: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/oslo