NEWS: New Stage Production of Fatal Attraction Announced

The production is set to tour the UK in 2022.

Smith and Brant Theatricals and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions have announced that a new production based on the classic thriller will be embarking on a UK tour next year, opening at the Theatre Royal Brighton on the 14th January.

Following its run in Brighton, the production will then tour to: Theatre Royal, Newcastle; King’s Theatre, Edinburgh; Theatre Royal, Bath; Theatre Royal, Nottingham; Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham; New Theatre, Cardiff; Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham; Richmond Theatre, Richmond; Royal and Derngate, Northampton; Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury; Theatre Royal, Glasgow and York, Grand Opera House.

Fatal Attraction was written for the stage by James Dearden, who based it on his Oscar-nominated screenplay, which in turn was adapted from his 1980 short film, Diversion. Loveday Ingram is set to direct this production, with a full casting announcement to follow.

The 1987 film was nominated for six major Oscar nominations at the following year’s Academy Awards, including: Best Actress for Glenn Close’s mesmerising depiction of urbane sophisticate Alex Forrest, Best Supporting Actress (Anne Archer), Best Writing Adapted Screenplay (James Dearden), Best Director (Adrian Lyne), Best Editing, and Best Picture.

When happily married New York attorney Dan Gallagher, meets charming editor Alex Forrest on a night out in the city, they both commit to a night of passion they can’t take back. Dan returns home to his family and tries to forget the mistake he has made, but Alex has different ideas. Dan’s about to discover that love is a dangerous game, and Alex has only one rule; you play fair with her, and she’ll play fair with you.

Further details about the production will be announced soon.

Fatal Attraction will embark on a UK tour from the 14th January 2022. To book tickets for some of the venues announced for the tour visit: ATG Tickets.

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