The King’s Head Theatre in London has announced casting for its world premiere production of Exhibitionists by Shaun McKenna and Andrew Van Sickle.
The show will star Ashley D Gayle (The Tempest, Hamlet) as Conor, Jake Mitchell-Jones (The Cher Show) as Mal, Robert Rees (The Mousetrap, Beirut) as Robbie, Rolando Montecalvo (The Grammar Of Witchcraft) as Rayyan, and Øystein Lode as Sebastian.
Directed by Bronagh Lagan (Cruise, Flowers for Mrs Harris), this new gay romantic comedy about love, sex, happiness and freedom is set in the San Francisco art world.
Exhibitionists is the opening production at the King’s Head Theatre’s new purpose built 200-seat theatre.
The play is written by Shaun McKenna (The Lord of the Rings – Watermill and West End) and Andrew Van Sickle.
Joining Bronagh Lagan in the creative team are set and costume design by Gregor Donnelly, casting by Jane Deitch, sound by Max Pappenheim, lighting by Clancy Flynn and video by Matt Powell.
Producer James Seabright said in a statement: “As co-producer of Exhibitionists and chair of trustees at the King’s Head Theatre, I am doubly excited to announce this brilliant cast for the world premiere of this sparkling comedy by Shaun McKenna and Andrew Van Sickle, as the first new production at the new King’s Head Theatre. Director Bronagh Lagan and casting director Jane Deitch have brought the perfect ensemble together to explore this comedy of modern gay manners set in the art world of America’s west coast. It promises audiences an ideal escape from the London winter.”
Exhibitionists runs from 5 January to 10 February 2024 at the King’s Head Theatre.