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Theatre Royal Bath has announced four additional productions and new casting for its upcoming Summer Season 2019, which opens with the UK premiere of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike in the Ustinov Studio from 6 June to 6 July 2019.
Christopher Durang’s acclaimed comedy will be directed by Tony Award-winner Walter Bobbie and star Janie Dee, Michelle Asante, Aysha Kala and Lewis Reeves.
The production will be followed by Blithe Spirit, directed by Richard Eyre and starring Jennifer Saunders, Lisa Dillon, Emma Naomi, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Simon Coates, Lucy Robinson and Rose Wardlaw.
Further casting is also revealed for Uncle Vanya, in which Rupert Everett makes his directorial debut and stars in the title role.
He will be joined by Katherine Parkinson, Clémence Poésy, Ann Mitchell, John Light, John Standing and Marty Cruickshank.
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New plays added to Theatre Royal Bath’s Summer Season line-up include ‘Vienna 1934 – Munich 1938, A Family Album‘, written, directed by and starring Vanessa Redgrave, alongside Robert Boulter and Paul Hilton, and David Edgar‘s ‘Trying It On‘, which will mark Edgar’s professional debut as a performer, both in the Ustinov Studio.
Main House productions include The Life I Lead, starring Miles Jupp and directed by Didi Hopkins and Selina Cadell, and The Man in the White Suit, adapted by Sean Foley and starring Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon, immediately prior to a West End transfer.
As previously announced, the summer programme will also include William Boyd’s ‘The Argument‘, starring Felicity Kendal.
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