The production is set to begin performances at the Ambassadors Theatre from the 9th October.
A new behind-the-scenes video has been released for the upcoming West End debut of Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon’s The Shark is Broken, which will play for a limited season at the Ambassadors Theatre until the 15th January.
Directed by Guy Masterson, the production was first seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2019. This London run is set to star Ian Shaw (War Horse and Common, National Theatre) as his father Robert Shaw. He will be joined by Liam Murray Scott as Richard Dreyfuss, and Demetri Goritsas (ear for eye, Royal Court; Black Mirror, Netflix) as Roy Scheider.
Cape Cod, 1974: shooting on ‘Jaws’ has stalled. The film’s lead actors – Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss – are stuck on a boat, at the mercy of foul weather and a faulty mechanical co-star. Awash with alcohol and ambition, three hammered sharks start to bare their teeth…
As well as being directed by Guy Masterson, the production’s creative team includes: set and costume are by Duncan Henderson, lighting is by Jon Clark, sound and music are by Adam Cork and video is by Nina Dunn. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG. The Associate Director isMartha Geelan, the Associate Lighting Designer is Simisola Majekodunmi and the Costume Associate is Deborah Andrews.
The Shark is Broken will play at the Ambassadors Theatre from the 9th October until the 15th January. To book tickets visit: Love Theatre.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, London Theatre Direct, From the Box Office or Last Minute.com.