Hampstead Theatre confirm full casting for the UK premiere of Gloria.
Colin Morgan and Kae Alexander will lead the cast in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins comic drama set in the cut-throat world of a notorious New York magazine.
The casting of Morgan, best known for the BBC fantasy series’ ‘Merlin’ and more recently Channel 4 series ‘Humans’, marks his latest theatrical role following the 2013 West End revival of Jez Butterworth’s dazzling debut play Mojo. His other theatre credits include Our Private Life (Royal Court), A Prayer For My Daughter, Vernon God Little (Young Vic) and All About My Mother (The Old Vic).
Kay Alexander’s theatre credits include Peter Pan (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and The Internet is Serious Business (Royal Court). Her film work includes Game of Thrones, Fleabag and Bad Education.
The cast will also feature Sian Clifford (Fleabag), Bayo Gbadamosi (I See You, Royal Court), Ellie Kendrick (Game of Thrones) and Bo Poraj (Blithe Spirit,Apollo Theatre).
The production is directed by Michael Longhurst with design by Lizzie Clachan, lighting by Oliver Fenwick and sound by Ben and Max Ringham.
Gloria will run on 15 June 2017 until 22 July 2017 at Hampstead Theatre.