Full Cast Announced for Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS
Emily Bruni (Harriet), Lucy Cohu (Sylvia Gellburg), Nigel Lindsay (Dr Harry Hyman), Madeleine Potter (Margaret Hyman) and Brian Protheroe (Stanton Case) join previously announced Antony Sher (Philip Gellburg) in Arthur Miller's Laurence Olivier Award winning play Broken Glass, directed at the Tricycle Theatre by Iqbal Khan. Broken Glass, designed by Mike Britton with lighting by Matthew Eagland, sound by Tom Lishman and music by Grant Olding runs from 30 September - 27 November, with press night on 6 October 2010.
Philip and Sylvia Gellburg, a Jewish Couple, are living in Brooklyn in 1938. Philip, obsessed with work and his own desire to assimilate ,has little time for his wife, but when Sylvia suddenly becomes paralysed after reading newspaper reports of Kristallnacht in Germany, Dr Harry Hyman is called in. As he gets closer to the source of Sylvia's peculiar affliction, a relationship develops that could have devastating consequences on the family, and themes of guilt, personal tragedy and love start to unfold.
Emily Bruni's stage credits include Ring Around The Moon at The Playhouse Theatre, The Rubenstein Kiss at Hampstead Theatre and The Winter's Tale, Much Ado About Nothing, Camino Real and The Spanish Tragedy all for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her television credits include Gail in Peep Show 6, Rachel in Personal Affairs, Catherine in Catherine The Great, Helene Dufosse in Miss Marple, Dr Awkward in Believe Nothing and Sarah in Auf Wiedersehen Pet.
Lucy Cohu was last on stage in An Enemy of the People at the Sheffield Crucible. Her other stage credits include Speaking in Tongues at the Duke of York's Theatre, Macbeth and Way of the World for Birmingham Rep, Blood Wedding for the Lyric Hammersmith and Mad Forest for The Royal Court Theatre. On television she is best known for her roles including Alice Carter in Torchwood, Evelyn in Cape Wrath, Margaret in The Queen's Sister and Liz in Forgiven - for which she won an International Emmy Award for Best Actress. On film her notable credits include Eliza in Becoming Jane and Lottie in Gosford Park.
Nigel Lindsay has recently been on stage in Sucker Punch at The Royal Court Theatre. His other recent theatre credits include Robert In Under The Blue Sky at the Duke of York's Theatre, Lenny in The Homecoming and Moe Axelrod in Awake and Sing at The Almeida Theatre. His further stage credits include Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls at the Piccadilly Theatre, The Pillowman, Blue Remembered Hills and Dealer's Choice for the National Theatre and The Real Thing for the Donmar Warehouse which later transferred to the West End and Broadway. His television credits include Jam and Jerusalem, All About George, New Tricks, My Family, Harbour Lights and Murphy's Law and the 2008 BAFTA nominated Relief of Belsen for Channel 4 in which he starred with Iain Glen and Jemma Redgrave. His film credits include Four Lions, Scoop, On A Clear Day, Mike Bassett England Manager and Rogue Trader.
Madeleine Potter's stage credits include Southwark Fair and All My Sons for the National Theatre, After Mrs Rochester at the Lyric Hammersmith, Madame Melville at the Vaudeville Theatre, 4:48 Psychosis at The Royal Court Theatre and The Maiden's Prayer at the Bush Theatre. Her film credits include The White Countess, Slaves of New York and The Bostonians all for Merchant Ivory and on television Midsomer Murders and The Whistleblower.
Brian Protheroe's stage credits include Noises Off at Birmingham Rep, The Convict's Opera for Out of Joint Theatre Company, The Lord of the Rings for the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Losing Louis for Hampstead Theatre and Trafalgar Studios, The Sisters Rosensweig at the Old Vic and The Ice Man Cometh, Long Voyage Home, Larkrise to Candleford and Dispatches all for the National Theatre. His screen work includes the role of Samuel Walker in the last series of Spooks, Love Soup, My Family and Midsomer Murders.
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