The production will play at the Old Vic Theatre from the 6th September.

Further casting and creative team has been confirmed for the upcoming UK premiere of Jonathan Spector’s Eureka day, which will play for a limited season at the Old Vic Theatre until the 31st October.

Joining the previously announced Helen Hunt in the production: are Kirsten Foster (Life of Pi, The Sandman) as May, Mark McKinney (The Kids in the Hall, Superstore) as Don, Ben Schnetzer (The Book Thief, Pride) as Eli and Susan Kelechi Watson (This is Us, A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood) as Carina.

Every child is welcomed at the progressive Eureka Day school in Berkeley, California – it’s a point of pride for the parents on the Executive Committee. 

But when a public health scare erupts, it turns out tolerance and togetherness are no match for mumps… 

Meanwhile, joining director Katy Rudd (Camp SiegfriedThe Ocean at the End of the Lane) on the creative team will be:  set and costume designer Rob Howell, lighting designer Jon Clark, sound designer Donato Wharton, video designer Andrzej Goulding, composer Jherek Bischoff, casting director Jim Carnahan, voice coach Charlie Hughes-D’Aeth and dialect coach Penny Dyer. The Baylis Assistant Director is Aaliyah McKay.

Eureka Day will play at the Old Vic Theatre from the 6th September until the 31st October 2022.