The production will play at the Donmar Warehouse from the 10th June until the 6th August.
Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst and Executive Director Henny Finch have announced full casting for the UK premiere of Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House, Part 2, beginning performances at the Donmar Warehouse next month.
Directed by James Macdonald, the cast is led by Noma Dumezweni as Nora. She is joined in the production by Patricia Allison (Emmy), Brían F. O’Byrne (Torvald), and June Watson (Anne Marie).
Fifteen years after Nora Helmer slammed the door on her stifling marriage, she’s back with an urgent request. But first she must face the family she left behind.
Noma Dumezweni’s credits for theatre includes originating the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Lyric Theatre, Broadway and Palace Theatre – Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Play), A Human Being Died That Night (BAM, Hampstead Theatre, Fugard and Market Theatres), Carmen Disruption (Almeida Theatre), Linda, New Plays from South Africa, Somalia Seaton Play, The Twits, Big Ideas: Collaboration, Open Court, Belong, Highlife (Royal Court Theatre) and ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Shakespeare’s Globe).
Patricia Allison’s theatre work includes: Unprecedented: House Party (Headlong), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sheffield Theatres), The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Our Town (Royal Exchange Theatre), and Henry V (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).
Brían F. O’Byrne’s stage credits include: Outside Mullingar (Manhattan Theatre Club), If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet (Roundabout Theatre Company), The Coast of Utopia – Tony Award nomination for Lead Actor in a Play (Lincoln Center, Broadway), Doubt: A Parable – Tony Award nomination Lead Actor in a Play, Shining City (Manhattan Theatre Club, Broadway), Bedbound (Irish Repertory Theatre), Smelling a Rat (The New Group NY), Frozen – Tony Award for Lead Actor in a Play and The Lonesome West – Tony Award nomination for Lead Actor in a Play.
June Watson’s credits include: After Life (National Theatre and Headlong), The Welkin, John (National Theatre), Uncle Vanya, Good People (Hampstead Theatre), Road (Royal Court Theatre), Escaped Alone (Royal Court Theatre, BAM, UK tour), The Father (Trafalgar Studios), The Cripple of Inishmaan – Clarence Derwent Award (Noël Coward Theatre, Broadway), Before the Party (Almeida Theatre) and Uncle Vanya (Vaudeville Theatre).
The creative team behind this UK premiere includes designs by Rae Smith, lighting design by Azusa Ono and sound design by Max Pappenheim.
A Doll’s House, Part 2, will play at the Donmar Warehouse from the 10th June until the 6th August.