Step inside the rehearsal room of The Good Person of Szechwan.
Rehearsal images are in for the upcoming 80th anniversary tour of Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan. Commissioned by English Touring Theatre, translated by Nina Segal and directed by Anthony Lau, the production opens at Sheffield Theatres this March before transferring to Lyric Hammersmith.
Named as a Best Theatre Pick 2023 by The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and The Times Brecht’s play is brought up to date in a new version by Nina Segal. It asks the question “What is the cost of being good?” in a capitalist society.
The cast features Nick Blakeley (Third God), Melody Brown (Mrs Mi Tzu/Old Woman), Aidan Cheng (Yang Sun), Jon Chew (Lin To/Shu Fu), Callum Coates (First God), Togo Igawa(Husband/Priest/Court Clerk), Camille Mallet de Chauny (Jobless Man/Policeman/Cousin), Louise Mai Newberry (Mrs Yang/Wife), Tim Samuels (Second God), Ami Tredrea (Shen Te/Shui Ta), Leo Wan (Wang) and Suni La (Mrs Shin).
The creative team includes Georgia Lowe (design), Jessica Hung Han Yun (lighting), Jacob Sparrow (casting), DJ Walde (composer), Alexandra Faye Braithwaite (Sound), Carrie-Anne Ingrouille (Movement Director),Jason Ahn (Associate Lighting Director), Tara Young (Associate Movement Director), and Lexine Lee (Assis.tant Director).
The Good Person of Szechwan runs at Sheffield Theatres (11 March – 13 May 2023) and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London (15 April to 13 May 2023).
Book tickets to The Good Person of Szechwan at Lyric Hammersmith.