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National Theatre in Talks to Bring PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS with Olivier Winner Denise Gough to Broadway

The National Theater may soon bring another London hit stateside.

According to The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye, the UK company is currently in talks to bring PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS to Broadway for a limited run later this year with original star Denise Gough. As reported earlier this evening, the 2016 Olivier Award winner will also join Russell Tovey and Andrew Garfield in the National Theatre's 2017 production of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA.

Directed by Jeremy Herrin, PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS is a collaboration between the National Theatre and Headlong and previously played to sell-out houses at the NT's Dorfman Theatre in 2015.

Gough, who plays Emma, won the Best Actress Award at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2015 and was nominated for the Best Actress Award by the Evening Standard for her 'career defining performance' as an actress whose life has spun recklessly out of control because of her addiction to drink and drugs. People Places and Things was nominated for a total of four 2016 Olivier Awards including Best New Play.

The London cast also includes Jacob James Beswick, Nari Blair-Mangat, Alistair Cope, Jacqui Dubois,Charlotte Gascoyne, Sally George, Kevin McMonagle, Nathaniel Martello-White, Barbara Marten, David Rubin and Laura Woodward.

PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS is described as: "Emma was having the time of her life. Now she's in rehab. Her first step is to admit that she has a problem. But the problem isn't with Emma, it's with everything else. She needs to tell the truth. But she's smart enough to know that there's no such thing.When intoxication feels like the only way to survive the modern world, how can she ever sober up?"


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