NEWS: Donmar Warehouse Announce Full Casting for Watch on the Rhine

The production of Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine will begin performances from the 9th December.

Casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse’s upcoming production of Lillian Hellman’s masterpiece political thriller, which will play at the theatre from the 9th December until the 4th February.

 Joining the previously announced Kate Duchêne (Anise), Caitlin FitzGerald (Sara Muller) and Patricia Hodge (Fanny Farrelly) are John Light (Teck de Brancovis), Carlyss Peer (Marthe de Brancovis), Geoffrey Streatfeild (David Farrelly), Mark Waschke (Kurt Muller) and David Webber (Joseph). They are joined by Finley Glasgow (Joshua Muller), Tamar Laniado and Chloe Raphael (Babette Muller), Bertie Caplan and Henry Hunt (Bodo Muller).

Summer 1941. On a peaceful morning in her Washington D.C. living room, widow Fanny Farrelly anxiously awaits the return of her daughter and her German husband, fleeing Europe with their children. As night falls, dark secrets emerge, and this American sanctuary becomes even more dangerous than what they left behind.  

This production forms part of the Donmar’s 30th anniversary season and marks the first major London revival of Watch on the Rhine in over 40 years. It is directed by Ellen McDougall and  is designed by Basia Bińkowska, with lighting design by Azusa Ono, sound design by Tingying Dong, fight direction by Cristian Cardenas, musical direction by Josh Middleton, video design by Sarah Readman, casting director Anna Cooper CDG, dramaturgy by Emma Jude Harris and Zoe Svendsen, voice and dialect coaching by Nia Lynn.

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