West End's THE ELEPHANT MAN Announces Special Ticket Offer

Scott Ellis's acclaimed production of The Elephant Man, which begins preview performances at Theatre Royal Haymarket in London next week, Tuesday 19th May, has today released for sale 100 Gallery tickets per performance for the price of £15, available to theatregoers under the age of 25 years old. Tickets will be available via the box office in person, on 020 7930 8800 or via the website www.ElephantManLondon.com with best availability for all other prices from June.

Prior to the London engagement, The Elephant Man played at the Booth Theatre in New York City where it has received four Tony® Award nominations including 'Best Revival of a Play', 'Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play' for Bradley Cooper, 'Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play' for Alessandro Nivola and 'Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play' for Patricia Clarkson.

The cast of The Elephant Man at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket features Bradley Cooper as John Merrick, Patricia Clarkson as Mrs. Kendal, Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Frederick Treves, Anthony Heald as Ross / Bishop How, Scott Lowell as Snork / Pinhead Manager / Lord John, Kathryn Meisle as Miss Sandwich / Princess and Henry Stram as Carr Gomm / Conductor. The cast also includes Chris Bannow, Peter Bradbury, Lucas Calhoun, Eric Clem, Amanda Lea Mason, Marguerite Stimpson and Emma Thorne.

This production was first produced in July 2012 in Williamstown, Massachusetts by the Williamstown Theatre Festival under Jenny Gersten's season.

Based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man tells the story of a 19th-century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When the renowned Dr Treves takes Merrick under his care, he is astonished by the man's brilliant intelligence, unshakable faith and, most of all, his resounding desire for love and understanding. He introduces Merrick to the beautiful actress Mrs. Kendal, who is deeply touched by this pure and genuine soul. As a complex friendship blossoms among the three, Treves and Kendal struggle to protect Merrick from a world of questionable intentions.

The Elephant Man on Broadway has Scenic and Projection Design by Timothy R. Mackabee, Costume Design by Clint Ramos, Lighting Design by Philip S. Rosenberg, Original Music and Sound Design by John Gromada, Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe and casting by Calleri Casting.

The Elephant Man is produced in London by James L. Nederlander in association with Michael Codron.

The American Actors are appearing with the support of UK Equity, incorporating the Variety Artistes' Federation, pursuant to an agreement with Actors' Equity Association.



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