BWW TV: There's a New King in Town- Company of the Olivier-Winning KING CHARLES III Meets the Press!
The highly anticipated play about Britain's future king, King Charles III, will begin previews October 10, 2015, with opening night set for November 1, 2015 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street, NYC). The company gathered on their first night in New York at 58 Gansevoort to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out interviews with the company below!
The cast is led by Tim Pigott-Smith, reprising his much-raved-about role as King Charles III, withOliver Chris as William, Richard Goulding as Harry, Adam James as Mr. Evans,Margot Leicesteras Camilla, Miles Richardson as James Reiss, Tom Robertson as Couttsey and other roles, Sally Scott as Sarah and other roles, Tafline Steen as Jess and Lydia Wilson as Kate.
Written by Mike Bartlett and directed by Rupert Goold, King Charles III features sets and costumes byTom Scutt, music compositions by Jocelyn Pook, lighting design by Jon Clark and sound design byPaul Arditti.
The Queen is dead. After a lifetime of waiting, Prince Charles ascends the throne. A future of power lies before him...but how to rule? Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Play, King Charles III is the "bracingly provocative and outrageously entertaining" (The Independent) drama of political intrigue by Mike Bartlettthat comes to Broadway following a sensational West End run. Directed byRupert Goold and deemed "the most insightful and engrossing new history play in decades" by Ben Brantley of The New York Times, this "bold and brilliant" (The Times of London) production explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of Britain's democracy and the conscience of its most famous family.