A video has dropped featuring interviews with the cast and creatives of the forthcoming world premiere production of Brokeback Mountain at @sohoplace theatre.
The play’s lead stars – Tony and BAFTA Award nominated Mike Faist (Dear Evan Hansen, West Side Story) as Jack, and Academy Award nominated Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea, Boy Erased) as Ennis – discuss their roles in the show.
Also featured in the video is Eddi Reader (Fairground Attraction) who plays The Balladeer, and sings the show’s songs; and composer of the songs, The Feeling’s Dan Gillespie Sells.
Other cast include Emily Fairn (The Responder) as Alma, Paul Hickey as Older Ennis and Martin Marquez as Joe/Bill/Jack’s Father.
Directed by Jonathan Butterell (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie), and adapted into a play with music by Ashley Robinson, the drama is based on Annie Proulx’s novel, which was also adapted into an Oscar-winning movie directed by Ang Lee.
Joining them in the creative team will be Tom Pye (Set & Costume Design), David Finn (Lighting Design), Christopher Shutt (Sound Design), Shaheen Baig (Casting Director), Tommy Ross-Williams (Intimacy Director), Kevin McCurdy (Fight Director), Phil Wilding (Production Manager), Zeb Lalljee (Costume Supervisor), Sam Cox (Wigs Maker/Supervisor), Lily Mollgaard (Props Supervisor), and Mary Irwin and Ben Furey (Vocal/Dialect Coach).
Brokeback Mountain starts @sohoplace on 10 May, playing to 12 August 2023.
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Video: Brokeback Mountain cast & creatives
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