Antony Sher, reprising his role as Phillip Gellburg, and Tara Fitzgerald as Sylvia Gellburg will star in the Tricycle’s critically acclaimed production of Arthur Miller’s Olivier Award winning Broken Glass. Following a sell out run at the Tricycle Theatre in 2010, Broken Glass, directed by Iqbal Khan, will return for a limited season at the Tricycle from 10 August until 10 September, before transferring to the Vaudeville Theatre. Broken Glass will run in the West End from 14 September until 10 December, with press night on 16 September. The production is being produced in the West End by PW Productions and Tricycle London Productions. Full casting will be announced shortly.
Broken Glass received its British Premiere in 1994 at the National Theatre before transferring to the West End and winning an Olivier Award for Best Play. It is the second Arthur Miller play the Tricycle have transferred, following The Price, which ran at the Apollo Theatre in 2003. It joins another Tricycle transfer, The 39 Steps, currently running at the Criterion Theatre.
Tara Fitzgerald was last in the West End in The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre. Prior to this her stage credits include And Then There Were None at the Gielgud Theatre, A Doll’s House at the Donmar Warehouse and on tour, Hamlet at the Almeida Theatre and Our Song at the Apollo Theatre and a national tour. Her television credits include the regular part of Dr Eve Lockhart in Waking The Dead, for which she has been given a spin off series: The Body Farm, which began filming in Spring 2011, The Virgin Queen, Frenchman’s Creek and The Camomile Lawn. Fitzgerald’s film credits include Dark Blue World, Brassed Off, A Man Of No Importance, Sirens and Hear My Song.
Before the previous run of Broken Glass at the Tricycle Theatre, Antony Sher was on stage in An Enemy of the People at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Sher’s other theatre credits include The Tempest, Othello and Richard III – for which he won the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Actor, all for the RSC, Kean at the Apollo Theatre and a national tour, Primo, which he also wrote, for the National Theatre and Music Box Theater, New York, and for which he won the Outer Critics’ Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Solo Performance, I.D. – which he also wrote for the Almeida Theatre, Stanley for the National Theatre and Circle in the Square Theater, New York – for which he won the Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Actor and finally Torch Song Trilogy at the Albery Theatre for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor. On television he is currently in BBC2’s hit series The Shadow Line. Other screen credits include God on Trial, Primo, The Company, Home, The Jury, Macbeth, Churchill: The Hollywood Years, Shakespeare in Love, Mrs Brown, Alive and Kicking, The Wind in the Willows and The Young Poisoner’s Handbook.
Arthur Miller wrote Broken Glass in 1994 during a writing career which spanned six decades. His screenplays include his adaptation of The Crucible and The Misfits. Other principal works include Death of a Salesman, A View from the Bridge, All My Sons, After the Fall, The Crucible and The Price.
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