By Sam Shepard
Directed By Michael Attenborough
Tickets £6 - £29.50
In Bernalillo, New Mexico, Ray and Earl return home to mark the passing of their estranged father, Henry.
Over a bottle of bourbon and a box of old photographs, tales of their childhoods emerge. As they encounter Henry's bizarre collection of friends, including his wild and voracious lover, the colourful circumstances surrounding his death provoke violen suspicion...
The Late Henry Moss marks the first play by Sam Shepard to be produced at the Almeida. His other work includes the Pulitzer-Prize winning Buried Child, A Lie of the Mind and Fool for Love.
Michael Attenborough directs the European Premiere of The Late Henry Moss. His productions inlude Playing with Fire at the National Theatre, Five Gold Rings and The Mercy Seat as the Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre.
Theatre: Free (National Theatre), Blue/Orange (National Theatre & West End), Hushabye Mountain (Hampstead Theatre & National Tour), Sugar, Sugar (Bush Theatre).
Television: Who’s Baby?, Tell Me Lies, Teachers, Saving Grace, Afterlife, A Likeness in Stone, Bomber, Woman in White, This Life, Bramwell, N7, Overhere, Drop the Dead Donkey. As Director: Teachers Series 4.
Film: Enduring Love, Love Actually, Offending Angel, Gangster No.1, Human Traffic, Boston Kick Out, Comme tu es Belle, Scenes of a Sexual Nature.
"A thrilling new play...acted up to the hilt by a remarkable company...an astonishingly wrought, high drama"
Cast includes Martin Barron, Flaminia Cinque, Trevor Cooper, Brendan Coyle, Simon Gregor, Curtis Jordan, Andrew Lincoln, Jason Watkins
Direction Michael Attenborough
Design Robert Jones
Light Mark Henderson
Composer and Sound Adam Cork