Casting information for Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory including Aaron Tveit, Catherine Tate and Jamie Parker.
Aaron Tveit as John Wilkes Booth
Aaron’s Broadway theatre credits include Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal(Helen Hayes Award – Outstanding Supporting Performance, Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Male Performer), Wicked, and Hairspray. His Off-Broadway /Regional credits include Rent (Hollywood Bowl, national tour,) and Hairspray. For television, his work includes Graceland (series regular) The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, Body of Proof, Ugly Betty, Gossip Girl (recurring); and for film, Stereotypically You, Big Sky, Undrafted, A Dream of Flying, Les Miserables (National Board of Review Award for Best Cast, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Acting Ensemble), Premium Rush, Girl Walks into a Bar, Howl, and Ghost Town.
Catherine Tate as Sara Jane Moore
Catherine’s theatre credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham’s Theatre), Season’s Greetings (National Theatre), Under the Blue Sky (Duke of York’s), Some Girls (Gielgud Theatre) andA Servant to Two Masters (RSC, New Ambassadors and international tour). She is known to television audiences forThe Catherine Tate Show as well as Big School, Doctor Who and The Office (US). Her films credits include Nativity 3 – Dude, Where’s My Donkey?; Gulliver’s Travels, Monte Carlo, Starter for Ten, Sixty-six and Scenes of a Sexual Nature.
Jamie Parker as the Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald
Jamie’s previously appeared in Proof at the Menier Chocolate Factory. His other theatre work includes Guys and Dolls (2014 UK Theatre Award nomination), The Gondoliers andThe Coffee House (all Chichester Festival Theatre), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Henry V (Globe Theatre), King James Bible, The Revenger’s Tragedy, The History Boys (National Theatre), and Racing Demon (Sheffield Crucible). For television, his work includes Lawless, The Politician’s Husband, Parade’s End, Silk, The Hour; and for film,Le Weekend, Valkyrie and The History Boys.
Carly Bawden as Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme
Carly previously appeared in Pippin at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Her other theatre credits include Dead Dog in a Suitcase, Tristan & Yseult and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg(Kneehigh Theatre), Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady (Sheffield Crucible), and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (Kensington Gardens).
Stewart Clarke as Giuseppe Zangara
Stewart’s theatre work includes The Return of the Soldier (Jermyn Street Theatre),Cool Rider Live (Duchess Theatre), Ghost The Musical (UK tour) and Loserville (Garrick Theatre).
Simon Lipkin as The Proprietor
Simon’s recent theatre includes As You Like It (Southwark Playhouse), I Can’t Sing! – The X Factor Musical (Palladium), Rock of Ages (Shaftesbury Theatre), and Nicky and Trekkie in Avenue Q (Noel Coward Theatre).
Mike McShane as Samuel Byck
Mike’s previous work for the company includes Little Shop of Horrors at the Menier Chocolate Factory (also Duke of York’s and Ambassadors), and La Cage aux Folles (Broadway). Other theatre work includes Tailor-Made Man (Arts Theatre), Marlon Brando’s Corset (Edinburgh Festival and tour). Television includes Who’s Line Is It, Anyway?, Doctor Who and Bluestone 42; and for film, Peggy Sue Got Married and Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves.
Harry Morrison as John Hinckley
Harry’s theatre credits include Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Sound of Music, Crazy for You (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Lend Me a Tenor (Theatre Royal, Plymouth) and The Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall). His television credits include We are Mongrels and Doc Martin.
Andy Nyman as Charles Guiteau
Andy’s previously appeared in Abigail’s Party at the Menier Chocolate Factory (also Wyndham’s Theatre) and Terrible Advice. His other theatre work includes Ghost Stories (Liverpool Everyman, Lyric Hammersmith and Duke of York’s Theatre). Television work includes Peaky Blinders, Campus andDead Set; and for film Kick Ass 2, Death at a Funeral and Severance.
David Roberts as Leon Czolgosz
David previously appeared in Aspects of Love at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Other theatre work includes Carl in Ghost The Musical (national tour), and Mamma Mia! (international tour). Film includesLes Miserables.