Tickets for Ivo van Hove’s production went on sale this morning as additional casting announced. 

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Tickets for Ivo van Hove’s upcoming world premiere production based on the 1950 film went on sale at 10am this morning (28th September), with additional casting announced.

Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve… don’t you…?

Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James, the production will play at the Noel Coward Theatre for a limited season from the 2nd February with over 20,000 tickets will be available at £25 or under during the run.

Joining Gillian Anderson (X-Files, The Fall, A Streetcar Named Desire) and  Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Downton Abbey, Romeo and Juliet) in the production will be BAFTA Award-winner Monica Dolan, Sheila Reid, Rhashan Stone and  Julian Ovenden.  Further casting has yet to be announced.

Monica Dolan is a BAFTA award-winning actress whose work spans stage, television and film. Highlights include Rosemary West inAppropriate Adult (ITV) for which she won a BAFTA, Janet in Witness for the Prosecution (Mammoth Screen), and Tracey Pritchard in W1A (BBC). Her stage credits include: B*EASTS (Bush Theatre), Plaques & Tangles, The Twits, Birth of a Nation (Royal Court), King Lear, Seagull(Royal Shakespeare Company) and  Macbeth (Out of Joint).

Sheila Reid’s theatre credits include include an Olivier Award-nomination for When I Was A Girl I Used To Scream And Shout (Whitehall Theatre) and My Mother Said I Never Should (Royal Court).

Julian Ovenden is best known for his role as Charles Blake in season five of Downton Abbey (ITV). His theatre credits include: The Treatment (Almeida Theatre); My Night With Reg (Apollo Theatre/Donmar Warehouse); Showboat(New York Philharmonic); Finding Neverland (Leicester Theatre) and Marguerite (Theatre Royal Haymarket).

Rhashan Stone as appeared on stage in The Strange Death of John Doe and The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism & Socialism (Hampstead Theatre); Our Town (Almeida Theatre); Love and Information and Clubland (Royal Court Theatre); Southwark Fair, The Red Balloon, Sweeney Todd (all National Theatre).

The creative team for the production includes set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design.

All About Eve will play at the Noel Coward Theatre from the 2nd February 2019. To book tickets visit: https://lovelondonloveculture.tixuk.com/london-theatre/plays/all-about-eve

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