Photo Flash: First Look at Print Room's DEATHWATCH with Danny Lee Wynter and More
The final production in the Coronet's spring season, DEATHWATCH, runs now through May 7. This new Print Room production of Jean Genet's powerful and provocative first play, in a translation by David Rudkin, marks its first major revival in almost 30 years. DEATHWATCH stars Danny Lee Wynter, Joseph Quinn, Tom Varey and Emma Naomi, and is directed byGeraldine Alexander, who received critical acclaim for the direction of her own play, Amygdala, at The Print Room's former space in 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!
Three young convicts share a cell. Locked into a world of dangerous rivalries, two young criminals, Lefranc and Maurice, compete for the attention of the charismatic condemned man, Green-Eyes.
Danny Lee Wynter plays Lefranc. Danny's extensive theatre credits include The Glass Menagerie (Nuffield Southampton), Much Ado About Nothing (The Old Vic), Bedlam, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, King Lear and The Frontline (all Shakespeare's Globe), and The Changing Room (Royal Court Theatre). Television credits include Stephen Poliakoff's Joe's Palace and Capturing Mary, Partners in Crime, Holby City, Episodes, Beat Girl and Luther, and on film, Hot Fuzz. Danny is a founder of the campaigning group, Act for Change.
Joseph Quinn plays Maurice. Joseph graduated from LAMDA in 2015, and DEATHWATCH is his professional stage debut. Television credits include Dickensian and Postcode.
Tom Varey plays Green-Eyes. Tom graduated from RADA in 2014, and his professional theatre credits include One Arm (Southwark Playhouse), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse); and for television, No Offence and The Village.
Emma Naomi plays The Watch. Emma graduated from Guildhall in 2015. Theatre credits include The Crucible (Bristol Old Vic) and she recently played the lead in feature film House Girl.
Photo Credit: Marc Brenner