Tom Burke, Hayley Atwell and Giles Terera are to lead the cast of Henrik Ibsen’s Rosmersholm at the Duke of York’s Theatre, London.
A stunning new underwater show image for Rosmerholm has been released ahead of its run at the Duke of York’s Theatre. Rosmersholm starts previews on 24 April and runs until 20 July 2019.
An election looming. A country on the brink. A rabid press baying for blood. At the centre of the storm is Rosmersholm, the grand house of an influential dynasty. This is where the future will be decided by John Rosmer – a man torn between the idealised hope of the future and the ghosts of his past.
Tom Burke (Strike, The Musketeers) will play the soulful John Rosmer haunted by history and tradition. Hayley Atwell (Howards End, Captain America) will be Rebecca West, an enigmatic and unpredictable, free-spirited heroine. Giles Terera (Hamilton, West End) will be Andreas Kroll, a powerful moral voice, who struggles to reconcile his friendship to Rosmer amidst the changing political tides.
The cast also includes Lucy Briers (Wolf Hall, West End/Broadway) as Mrs Helseth, Jake Fairbrother (Lady from the Sea, Donmar Warehouse) as Peter Mortensgaard and Peter Wight (The Birthday Party, West End) as Ulrik Brendel.
Henrik Ibsen’s classic examination of a country in state of political flux has been adapted by Duncan Macmillan and is directed by Ian Rickson, set and costume design by Rae Smith, lighting design by Neil Austin, music by Stephen Warbeck, sound by Gregory Clarke and casting by Amy Ball CDG.