Patriots, the hit new play by The Crown’s Peter Morgan, is rumoured to be heading to Broadway.
According to Baz in Deadline, the show has recouped its investment at the Noel Coward Theatre in London’s West End over its 12 weeks, and is eyeing up a Broadway run.
Patriots transferred into the West End from a successful run at the Almeida Theatre and is directed by Rupert Goold (Dear England).
The show is produced by Sonia Friedman, who is a power player on both sides of the Atlantic, and stars Tom Hollander (White Lotus) as Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, with Olivier Award winner Will Keen (Wolf Hall) as Putin and Luke Thallon (The Favourite) as Roman Abramovich.
The cast also includes Matt Concannon (Assistant/Daniel Kahneman/Russian Captain), Ronald Guttman (Professor Perelman), Sean Kingsley (Voloshin /Nurse), Paul Kynman (Korzhakov/Yeltsin/FSB Boss/Reporter/Bodyguard) and Jessica Temple (Anna Berezovsky/Newscaster/Journalist/Secretary/Pianist) all reprising their roles from the Almeida Theatre run, and new cast members Josef Davies (Alexander Litvinenko), Ashley Gerlach (Lawyer/Home Office), Howard Gossington (Teacher/Compromised Newscaster), Stefanie Martini (Marina Litvinenko/Nina Berezovsky) and Evelyn Miller (Tatiana/Katya/Judge/Lover). They are joined by understudies Peter Eastland, Lydia Fraser and Matt McClure.
Patriots is in its last week at the Noel Coward Theatre, finishing this Saturday 19 August 2023.