Look Back in Anger: cast announced

The Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast for their production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, opening at the Laura Pels Theatre on 2 Feb 2012, following previews from 13 Jan, and closing on 8 Apr 2012.

Directed by Sam Gold, the cast wil feature Adam Driver (Cliff), Sarah Goldberg (Allison), Anastasia Griffith (Helena) and Matthew Rhys (Jimmy).

Look Back in Anger is about four people struggling to live together and love each other in 1950s England.

The design team includes Andrew Lieberman (Sets), David Zinn (Costumes), Mark Barton (Lights), Bray Poor (Sound).

The drama premiered in 1956 at the Royal Court Theatre in London. In 1957, the play opened on Broadway and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. Roundabout Theatre Company has a history with Osborne's work, having staged 'Look Back in Anger' (1980), 'Inadmissible Evidence '(1981) and 'The Entertainer' (1982).


Adam Driver (Cliff). Broadway: 'Man and Boy' and 'Mrs. Warren's Profession' (Roundabout). Off-Broadway: 'Angels in America' (Signature Theatre), 'The Retributionists' (Playwrights Horizons) and 'The Forest' (CSC). TV: "Law & Order: Brilliant Disguise", "The Unusuals: The E.I.D.", "You Don't Know Jack" (HBO), "The Wonderful Maladays" (HBO). Film: "I'm Coming Over," "Goldstar Ohio," "Not Waving But Drowning" and "Archangel."

Sarah Goldberg (Allison). Theatre: 'Clybourne Park' (Royal Court/Olivier nomination, Best Supporting Actress), 'Miss Lilly Gtes Boned,' 'Six Degrees of Separation' (Old Vic), 'Ice-Cream' (Royal Court) and 'The Member of the Wedding' (Young Vic). TV: "Any Human Heart". Film: "Magnus Rex," "Gambit," "Rob and Valentina in Scotland, "A Bunch of Amatuers" and "Refraction."

Anastasia Griffith (Helena). TV: "The Cleaner," "Lipstick Jungle", "Law and Order: SVU", "Once Upon A Time," "Royal Pains," "Damages" and "Trauma." Film: "Solitary Man," "The Headsman," "Dirty Filthy Love," "Alfie," "Fire" and "Never Tell A Lie."

Matthew Rhys (Jimmy). Theatre: "The Graduate" (London's Gielgud Theatre). TV: "Brothers & Sisters" and "Metropolis," Film: "Patagonia," "The Edge of Love," "Love and Other Disasters," "Virgin Territory," "The Testimony of Taliesin Jones," "Very Annie Mary," "Peaches," "Tabloid," "Deathwatch" and "The Lost World."

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