Twentieth anniversary production of Bug at Found 111.
Tense and blackly comic, Bug is a taut exploration of two people on the edge; where the lines between reality and delusions become blurred.
Simon Evans returns to Found 111 following the critically acclaimed The Dazzle to direct James Norton (War and Peace, Happy Valley) and Kate Fleetwood (London Road, Medea) in the 20th anniversary production of this powerful play by multi award-winner Tracy Letts (August Osage County, Killer Joe).
Bug will play a limited run from 24 March 2016 until 7 May 2016 at Found 111.
A seedy motel room. Oklahoma City. Summer.
Agnes, a lonely cocktail waitress, is holed-up from her violent ex-con ex-husband, seeking solace in drink and drugs. Until a stranger arrives.
Starring James Norton (War and Peace; Happy Valley), Kate Fleetwood (High Society, Old Vic; Medea, Almeida), Alec Newman (The Motherf**ker With the Hat, NT; King Lear, Donmar), Daisy Lewis (teacher Sarah Buntin in Downton Abbey) and Robert Goodale (Perfect Nonsense, Duke of York’s; Dr Faustus, Shakespeare’s Globe)
Tracy Letts Bug will be directed by Simon Evans, with associate direction and movement direction by Oliver Kaderbhai, set and costume design by Ben Stones and lighting design by Richard Howell. Composed / sound design by Edward Lewis.
Venue InformationFound 111, 111 Charing Cross Rd, London, London, WC2H 0DT
Nearest Tube or Train: Tottenham Court Road (Central Line, Northern Line)
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James Norton to star in the 20th anniversary production of Tracy Letts’ bleak comedy Bug.
James Norton and Kate Fleetwood are to star in the 20th anniversary production of Tracy Letts’ bleak comedy Bug, which plays a limited 6 week run a pop-up venue Found 111 on Charing Cross Road.
Whether he’s playing the spine-chilling villain Tommy in Happy Valley or the brooding hero in the BBC’s big budget production of War & Piece, James Norton is TV’s man of the moment.
Last on stage in the 2012 West End production of The Lion in Winter at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, Norton’s theatre credits include Journey’s End (Duke of York’s), That Face (Crucible Sheffield) and the acclaimed Royal Court production of Posh.
Kate Fleetwood was most recently on stage in the title role of Medea at the Almeida and as Tracy Lord in the Old Vic’s production of High Society.
Bug tells the tale of a lonely cocktail waitress called Agnes, who’s in hiding from her no-good, ex-con ex-husband at a seedy motel. When she meets paranoid Gulf War veteran Peter, the two fall into a charged relationship.
Bug will play a limited run from 24 March 2016 until 7 May 2016 at Found 111. For more information see here.