Simon Russell Beale had already been annouced in the title role of in Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by Lucinda Coxon at the Bridge Theatre. But there’s some god-tier casting work around him as the production has just revealed Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim are joining him.
Final casting will be announced at a later date but what more do you need?!
Directed by Nicholas Hytner with set designs by Anna Fleischle and costume designs by Liam Bunster, John Gabriel Borkman will have its first performance at the Bridge Theatre on 24 September 2022 with opening night on 29 September 2022 with the run concluding on 26 November 2022.