Clarence Darrow starring Kevin Spacey at the Old Vic Theatre

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Kevin Spacey stars in Thea Sharrock’s production of Clarence Darrow at the Old Vic Theatre.

Marking his final role on stage as Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre, Kevin Spacey returns to the critically acclaimed sell out role of pioneering lawyer Clarence Darrow. Clarence Darrow will have a limited run of six weeks from 3 March 2015 until 11 April 2015.

Directed by Thea Sharrock, the show is designed by Alan Macdonald, with lighting by Guy Hoare, music by Adrian Johnston and sound by Gregory Clarke.

THE STORY

In David W Rintels compelling one man play, the legendary witty, larger than life lawyer Clarence Darrow relives some of his defining experiences, including the infamous Scopes ‘Monkey’ and ‘Thrill Killers’ trials which established his reputation as a courtroom giant and civil rights hero.

CAST

Kevin Spacey stars as Clarence Darrow

Kevin Spacey’s theatre credits include Richard III, Speed-the-Plow, National Anthems, The Philadelphia Story, A Moon for the Misbegotten (The Old Vic) and in Trevor Nunn’s productions of Inherit the Wind and Richard II. Previous theatre includes The Iceman Cometh (Almeida, The Old Vic and Broadway), Lost in Yonkers, Long Day’s Journey into Night(Broadway and West End). He directed The Old Vic’s inaugural production Cloaca and directed Complicit starring Richard Dreyfuss. He is currently starring as Francis Underwood in the Netflix series House of Cards for which he recently won a Golden Globe.

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