David Harbour (Stranger Things) and Bill Pullman (Independence Day) star in the world premiere of Mad House at the Ambassadors Theatre in London.
Mad House is written by acclaimed playwright and the creator of the Smash TV series, Theresa Rebeck.
This new play is directed by the Tony Award nominated director ofHand to God, Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and will play at the Ambassadors Theatre in London for a strictly limited season from 26 June to 4 September 2022.
Who is in the cast of Mad House?
Hollywood and TV stars David Harbour and Bill Pullman headline the cast of Mad House.
Joining David Harbour as Michael and Bill Pullman as Daniel is Olivier Award nominee Stephen Wight (I May Destroy You) as Nedward, Akiya Henry (Much Ado About Nothing – RSC) as Lillian, Hanako Footman (The Crown) as Devon, Sinead Matthews (Hullraisers, The Crown) as Pam, Charlie Oscar (Doctor Who) as Skylar.
David Harbour is famous for his portrayal of Jim Hopper in Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things, winning a Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2018, and Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. He recently appeared as Red Guardian in hit Marvel film Black Widow, and other screen credits include Brokeback Mountain, Quantum of Solace, The Green Hornet, End of Watch, The Equalizer, Black Mass, Suicide Squad, and the title character in Hellboy. On stage, David won a Tony award in 2005 for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Longacre Theatre, alongside Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin. The production transferred to the Apollo Theatre in London in 2006.
Star of stage and screen Bill Pullman previously appeared in the West End in All My Sons at The Old Vic theatre. Other theatre includes The Other Place, Oleanna, and The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? on Broadway. On TV Bill’s work includes The Sinner, Halston, Ten X Ten, Torchwood and Fallen Angels. On Film, his credits include Independence Day, Dark Waters, The Equalizer, Battles of the Sexes, Independence Day: Resurgence, While You Were Sleeping, Wyatt Earp, Sleepless in Seattle, Sommersby, Newsies, and Ruthless People.
Who are the creative team of Mad House?
Mad House is written by Theresa Rebeck, is an acclaimed American playwright and screenwriter. Her accomplished playwright career includes Omnium Gatherum, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2003; The Understudy, which premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2008 starring Reg Rogers, Bradley Cooper and Kristen Johnson; Seminar, produced on Broadway in 2011 starring Alan Rickman; also Fool, Poor Behavior, The Family of Mann, The Bells and Mauritius.
The play is directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel. His work on Broadway includes Bernhardt/Hamlet (Roundabout Theatre Company), Present Laughter (St James Theatre), and the acclaimed Hand to God (Booth Theater – nomination for Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, and also in the West End at the Vaudeville Theatre).
What’s Mad House about?
A family reunion. Time to pay your last disrespects. In rural Pennsylvania, Michael has returned to his childhood home to look after his dying father. His siblings Ned and Pam soon arrive, determined to work out how much money Dad actually has left and how they’re getting their hands on it.
Reviews of Mad House
Reviews of Mad House coming soon
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Important NotesContains discussion of death, mental illness and self-harm, transphobic and racist language, sexual content and swearing.
Venue InformationAmbassadors Theatre, West Street, London, WC2H 9ND
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