BWW TV: First Look at David Suchet, John O'May, George Spartels and More in Highlights of THE LAST CONFESSION
Internationally acclaimed British actor David Suchet will reprise his role on stage in the conspiracy thriller, 'THE LAST CONFESSION', in Australia in 2014. The international production will play in Toronto and Los Angeles before arriving in Australia in August. Seasons in Perth and Brisbane were announced late last year and now dates have been confirmed for seasons at Adelaide's Her Majesty's Theatre from August 27 and Melbourne's Comedy Theatre from September 3. Tickets on sale from Friday February 7. Check out a first look at highlights below!
Making his Australian stage debut, David Suchet is an Olivier and Emmy Award winner, BAFTA and Tony Award nominee. He is best known for playing Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot having starred in all 74 television movies over 25 years. This is an iconic role that has taken him into the lounge room of millions around the world. Further to his role in Agatha Christie's renowned series, Suchet has starred in numerous films and television series internationally whilst also maintaining an impressive theatre career. In 'THE LAST CONFESSION' he will play the role of Cardinal Giovanni Benelli.
Originally premiering at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2007 before a hugely successful transfer to The Theatre Royal Haymarket in London's West End, 'THE LAST CONFESSION' is written by first time playwright Roger Crane and has been acclaimed by both the audience and critics alike.
This new tour has been mounted by international producing partners consisting of Triumph Entertainment Ltd (Paul Elliott and Duncan C.Weldon), The Theatre Royal Haymarket and Karl Sydow from the UK and Tinderbox Productions (Liza McLean) from Australia. The cast will be assembled from the UK, Canada, USA and Australia under the direction of Jonathan Church (Artistic Director of the famous Chichester Festival Theatre).
The creative team includes Designer William Dudley (7 times Olivier Award winner), legendry Lighting Designer Peter Mumford (3 times Olivier award winner), Broadway and West End costume designer Fotini Dimou and music by the former Director of Music at the National Theatre, Dominic Muldowney.
Rehearsals commence in London with the tour starting in Toronto at the Royal Alexandra Theatre and Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre before transferring to Australia with additional tour dates to be announced.
PERTH General tickets: www.ticketek.com.au or 1300 795 012
BRISBANE General tickets: www.qpac.com.au or 136 246
ADELAIDE General tickets: www.bass.net.au or 131 246
MELBOURNE General tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.au or 136 100
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