UK Tour and Casting Announced For Gravity

UK Tour and Casting Announced For Gravity

Following its world premiere at mac this Spring, Arzhang Pezhman’s gripping new play, Gravity will head out on a UK tour.

This dynamic new play, directed by Rae McKen, will tour to Plymouth, Bromsgrove, Wolverhampton, Bath and Manchester as part of The REP’s annual Sir Barry Jackson Community Tour. Gravity will also play at a number of schools and colleges across the West Midlands where students will be treated to a private performance.

The cast for Gravity has also been announced. Playing David is Nigel Hastings. An actor whose work spans stage and screen, Nigel most recently appeared as The Colonel in the Tony Award winning West End production and UK tour of Journey’s End.

Ashley Hunter who plays Kyle is a recent graduate who was was highly praised for his performance in the 2011 production of A Clockwork Orange at Theatre Royal Stratford East as “truly an actor to watch” (The Londonist).

Rebecca Loudon plays Chantay. Rebecca previously performed at The REP in the 2010 production of Respect. Playing Reece is recent graduate Boris Mitkov and completing the cast will be Imogen Slaughter who plays Kathy. Imogen has appeared in many and varied stage and television performances, including Silent Witness.

Gravity opens at mac on February 23rd until March 3rd. The play will also be published by Oberon books.

Tour Dates

Tue 13 to Sat 17 March, 8.45pm
Drum Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth
Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR
Box Office: 01752 267 222

Wed 21 March, 8pm
Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ
Box Office: 01527 577330

Thu 22 March, 1.30pm & 5.30pm
Arena Theatre
Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SE
Box Office: 01902 321321

Mon 26 & Tue 27 March
The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
Sawclose, Bath BA1 1ET
Box Office: 01225 448844

Thu 29 & Fri 30 March
Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6JA
Box Office: 0161 274 0600

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