The production will play at the Park Theatre from the 30th July.
Further casting for Ché Walker’s production of Bianca Bagatourian’s play has been announced. Colin Salmon, star of the James Bond film series, Netflix’s Master of None and Syfy’s Krypton will guest star in the production for one night only on the 2nd August as the lead role the American historian and author Howard Zinn. The role will be played by the previously announced Daniel Benzali for the rest of the run.
Meanwhile, it was also confirmed that the cast will also include Trang Le , Alvaro Flores, Lanna Joffrey ,Claire Lebowitz King and
Jessye Romeo when the production opens for previews on the 30th July.
The Time Of Our Lies explores Zinn’s personal history, including being a soldier who dropped bombs on Rouen, France in WWll. This fateful moment troubled him for the rest of his days and shaped the man who would become a moral compass for the United States in ways that are more relevant today than ever before.
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival run of The Time Of Our Lies was co-produced by Viggo Mortensen and sponsored by Eddie Vedder, Tom Shadyac, Tim Robbinsand Myla Kabat-Zinn and was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of ExpressionAward in 2014. The London production is sponsored by Eddie Vedder (Vitalogy Foundation), Susan Sarandon, Diane Lane and Myla Kabat-Zinn, Howard’s daughter.
The production’s creative team includes movement by Maureen Fleming and music by Gamal Chasten.
The Time of Our Lies will play at the Park Theatre from the 30th July until the 10th August.