WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 Begins Previews Tonight on Broadway
The Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 begins previews tonight, March 20, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre, with an opening day set for Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which explores the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII, is written by Dame Hilary Mantel and adapted by Mike Poulton. This special event invites theatergoers to be part of a unique theatrical experience, similar to the Royal Shakespeare Company's award winning production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 features a company of more than twenty actors, headed by Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell, Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn, and Nathaniel Parker as King Henry VIII, all under the direction of Olivier Award nominee Jeremy Herrin, who makes his New York City directing début. The Royal Shakespeare Company is appearing with the permission of Actors' Equity Association.
The production features scenic and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting design byPaule Constable (Part 1) and David Plater (Part 2), sound design by Nick Powell, music byStephen Warbeck, and movement by Siân Williams.
Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 is produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Matthew Byam Shaw, Nia Janis & Nick Salmon for Playful Productions UK, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Jam Theatricals, Ron Kastner, Kyodo Tokyo, Inc., Tulchin Bartner Productions, WLE MSG, Jane Bergère, Scott M. Delman, Rebecca Gold, Just For Laughs Theatricals, Kit Seidel, Triple Play Productions, Gabrielle Palitz, Georgia Gatti, Jessica Genick, Will Trice, and The Shubert Organization.
Both parts of the production can either be seen in one day with a dinner break of approximately two-and-a-half hours, or can be seen on two different days.