Full casting has been revealed for Lillian Hellman’s masterpiece political thriller Watch on the Rhine, which runs on the Donmar Warehouse from 9 December 2022 – 4 February 2023.
Becoming a member of the beforehand introduced Kate Duchêne as Anise, Caitlin FitzGerald as Sara Muller and Patricia Hodge as Fanny Farrelly are John Mild (La Belle Sauvage, Bridge Theatre) as Teck de Brancovis, Carlyss Peer (The Ocean on the Finish of the Lane, Nationwide Theatre) as Marthe de Brancovis, Geoffrey Streatfeild (Blythe Spirit, Theatre Royal Tub/West Finish) as David Farrelly, Mark Waschke as Kurt Muller and David Webber (Small Island, Nationwide Theatre) as Joseph.
They’re joined by Finley Glasgow (Love and Different Acts of Violence, Donmar) as Joshua Muller, Tamar Laniado (Leopoldstadt, West Finish) and Chloe Raphael (Leopoldstadt, West Finish) as Babette Muller, and Bertie Caplan (skilled stage debut) and Henry Hunt (Power Majeure, Donmar) as Bodo Muller.
Summer time 1941. On a peaceable morning in a Washington D.C. lounge, widow Fanny Farrelly anxiously awaits the return of her daughter and her German husband, fleeing Europe with their youngsters.
As evening falls, darkish secrets and techniques emerge, and this American sanctuary turns into much more harmful than what they left behind.
As a part of the Donmar’s thirtieth anniversary season, this marks the primary main London revival of Watch on the Rhine in over 40 years, and can be directed by Ellen McDougall.
The manufacturing is designed by Basia Bińkowska, with lighting by Azusa Ono, sound by Tingying Dong, musical course by Josh Middleton, video design by Sarah Readman, casting by Anna Cooper CDG, dramaturgy by Emma Jude Harris and Zoe Svendsen, and anti-racism consultancy by mezze eade.