Orlando opened last night, 6 December 2022, at the Garrick Theatre in London starring Emma Corrin.
Stars were out in force for the premiere, including Sheila Hancock, Harriet Walter, Penelope Wilton, Samantha Spiro, Gina McKee, and the plays adaptor Neil Bartlett and director Michael Grandage.
Reviews have been strong for the play, which runs at the Garrick Theatre until 25 February 2023.
Alongside Emma Corrin as Orlando, the cast includes Deborah Findlay (Mrs Grimsditch), Jessica Alade (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Debra Baker (Virginia, Favilla, The Captain), Akuc Bol (Virginia, Euphrosyne, Prue), Lucy Briers (Virginia, Queen Elizabeth, Officer), Richard Cant (Virginia, Harriet, Kitty), Melissa Lowe (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Jodie McNee (Virginia, Marmaduke), Oliver Wickham (Virginia, Clorinda), and Millicent Wong (Virginia, Sasha, Nell).
Directed by Michael Grandage, and adapted by Neil Bartlett based on Virginia Woolf’s classic novel, Orlando has set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, lighting design by Howard Hudson, the Composer and Sound Designer is Alex Baranowski, movement is by Ben Wright, the Associate Director is Anna Girvan, and casting is by Jacob Sparrow.