Antonia Thomas will star as Hedda Gabler in Shooting Hedda Gabler at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.
Joining The Good Doctor’s actress in the cast are Christian Rubeck (Succession, HBO) as Henrik, Avi Nash (Barry, Netflix) as Ejlert, joined by Anna Andresen (Emilia, Vaudeville) as Berta, Matilda Bailes (Mr Bates vs the Post Office, ITV) as Thea, and Joshua James (The Vortex, Chichester Festival Theatre) as Jørgen.
Antonia Thomas starred as female lead Dr. Claire Brown in the first four seasons of the hugely successful ABC drama The Good Doctor, opposite Freddie Highmore, during which time it became the most watched television drama in the world. Most recently, Antonia has been seen starring alongside an all-star cast in Channel 4’s thrilling crime drama Suspect. She has also recently been seen opposite John Boyega, in Steve McQueen’s BAFTA nominated Amazon/BBC series Small Axe. She can currently be seen on Netflix in the much-loved role of ‘Evie’ in the wildly popular series Lovesick starring opposite Johnny Flynn.
Director, Jeff James said: “I’m so excited to start rehearsals with this amazing company of actors. Nina’s daring and hilarious play reimagines Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler in an utterly original way and working with this stellar cast I hope we’re going to make something really special for the Rose’s audiences.”
Shooting Hedda Gabler is a new play by Nina Segal after Henrik Ibsen and is directed by Jeff James. The piece is a Rose Original Production in association with The Norwegian Ibsen Company.
Shooting Hedda Gabler tickets at Rose Theatre Kingston are now on sale for performances from 29 September 2023 until 21 October 2023.