We're delighted to announce today further casting for Uncle Vanya, opening on 5 February 2016.
Jessica Brown Findlay (Sonya), Vanessa Kirby (Elena), Richard Lumsden (Telegin), Hilton McRae (Serebryakov), Tobias Menzies (Astrov) and Ann Queensberry (Nanny) will join the previously announced Paul Rhys in a new version of Chekhov's masterpiece created and directed by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (recent winner of 2015 Evening Standard Award Best Director for Oresteia).
Making her Almeida debut, Vanessa Kirby was last on stage in A Streetcar Named Desire and Three Sisters at the Young Vic. Also making their Almeida debuts, Hilton McRae (credits include The Cocktail Party at the Print Room) and Ann Queensberry, who could also last be seen on stage in Three Sisters at the Young Vic.
Jessica Brown Findlay returns to the Almeida after this summer's Oresteia at the Almeida and in the West End. Richard Lumsden returns to the Almeida following last year's Our Town and Tobias Menzies re-unites with Robert Icke following our sell-out production of The Fever in January 2015.
Final casting will be announced in the new year.
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