The full cast joining the previously announced Johnny Flynn and Kit Harington in the production has been confirmed.


It has been announced that Madeleine Potter and Donald Sage Mackay complete the cast for the West End premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard’s True West, playing at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 23rd November.

Madeleine Potter will be playing Mom the mother of warring brothers Austin and Lee, while Donald Sage Mackay will take the role of Hollywood producer, Saul Kimmer. They star opposite Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn as brothers Austin and Lee.

Austin is working on a movie script that he has sold to producer Saul Kimmer when Lee stumbles back in to his life. Never content to watch from the sidelines he pitches his own idea to Kimmer, an action which has far reaching consequences…

Set in the searing heat of the Californian desert this critically acclaimed drama pits brother against brother as a family tears itself apart, exposing the cracks in the American Dream.

True West is directed by Matthew Dunster (HangmenLove And Money). He is joined in the creative team by Jon Bausor (Set and Costume Design), Joshua Carr (Lighting Design)  and Ian Dickinson (Sound Design).

Madeleine Potter’s credits include An Ideal Husband (West End & Broadway), The Crucible (Broadway), All My Sons (National Theatre) and Pygmalion(Roundabout Theatre), whilst Donald Sage Mackay has recently received acclaim for his performance in Angry Alan ((Soho Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe), and whose credits also include A Moon for the Misbegotten (Lyric, Belfast and New York) and Linda (Manhattan Theatre Club).

Kit Harington is best known for his role as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones. He most recently appeared on stage in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Doctor Faustus. Johnny Flynn can currently be seen on screen in ITV’s adaptation of Vanity Fair. Johnny’s most recent theatre appearance was a starring role in Martin McDonagh’s hit Hangmen, originating at the Royal Court and later transferring to the West End.

True West will play at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 23rd November until the 16th February 2019. To book tickets click here.


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