Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with DOCTOR WHO's Matt Smith & More for AMERICAN PSYCHO
Rupert Goold, The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director, directs the World Premiere of American Psycho, a new musical thriller with book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and music and lyrics byDuncan Sheik, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. It will run beginning tonight, 3 December 2013 to 25 January 2014 with Press Night on 12 December. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in rehearsal below!
Matt Smith will take the part of Patrick Bateman alongside an ensemble cast which includes Ben Aldridge, Charlie Anson, Jonathan Bailey, Katie Brayben, Cassandra Compton, Holly Dale Spencer, Susannah Fielding, Simon Gregor, Holly James, Lucie Jones, Tom Kay, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Eugene McCoy and Hugh Skinner.
Set design is by Es Devlin, costume design is by Katrina Lindsay, with choreography byLynne Page, lighting by Jon Clark, musical direction from David Shrubsole, sound byPaul Arditti and video by Finn Ross.
American Psycho is an Almeida Theatre and Headlong co-production in association withDavid Johnson and Jesse Singer for Act 4 Entertainment by special arrangement with Edward R Pressman.
Wildly controversial on publication, American Psycho is now acknowledged as one of the great literary satires. In the narcissistic yuppie psychopath Patrick Bateman, writer Bret Easton Ellis created one of the most iconic antiheroes of the 20th century.
Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan
Cassandra Compton, Ben Aldridge
Matt Smith and cast