Full casting has been announced for Park Theatre’s revival of Neil LaBute’s drama The Shape of Things.
Joining previously announced screen stars Amber Anderson (Peaky Blinders) and Luke Newton (Bridgerton) are Carla Harrison-Hodge and Majid Mehdizadeh-Valoujerdy.
Carla Harrison-Hodge plays Jenny. Her theatre work includes Cyrano de Bergerac (Jamie Lloyd company/ Harold Pinter Theatre/BAM New York) and Amadeus (National Theatre). For television, her work includes Year of the Rabbit, Fresh Meat, and Cuffs.
Majid Mehdizadeh-Valoujerdy plays Phillip. His theatre work includes Y’Mam: Young Man’s Angry Movements (also wrote – Soho Theatre, Liverpool Everyman and UK tour), Something That Means Something (Theatre503), Peter Pan (Theatre By the Lake), Twelfth Night (Liverpool Everyman), War Horse(New London Theatre), and Galka Motlalka (Royal Exchange Theatre). For television, his work includes The Girlfriend Experience, and Hollyoaks (as series regular Jesse Donovan); and for film, Chosen, Act/Or, and The Turning Enigma.
Amber Anderson will play Eve with Bridgerton’s Luke Newton taking on the role of Adam
The Shape of Things is a dark comedy about the drama of human relationships and the nature of love and art. Nicky Allpress (The Walworth Farce, Southwark Playhouse) directs. Other members of the creative team include Set and Costume design by Peter Butler, Lighting design by Anna Reddyhoff, Sound design by Asaf Zahor, Costume Supervision by Alexandra Kharibian, and the Casting Director is Amy Jane Blair.
The Shape of Things runs from 24 May to 1 July 2023 at the Park Theatre.
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