Sarah Snook has simply completed her London theatre run in The Image of Dorian Grey, Brian Cox is at the moment showing on stage in Lengthy Day’s Journey Into Evening and now the pair’s Succession co-star J Smith-Cameron can also be taking up a West Finish position.

The actor, who performs Gerri Kellman within the blockbuster TV sequence, will carry out alongside Mark Rylance in Seán O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, set in 1922 throughout Eire’s civil conflict and first staged in 1924. The one centesimal anniversary manufacturing will probably be directed by Matthew Warchus for Sonia Friedman Productions and can run on the Gielgud theatre from 21 September to 23 November. There will probably be greater than 1,100 tickets per week priced at £25 or below for the present.

Smith-Cameron will star as Juno, who strives to maintain her household afloat, whereas Rylance will play her husband Jack, the “paycock” of the title, who loses himself in reverie and alcohol. Smith-Cameron beforehand performed Juno in a 2013 off-Broadway manufacturing by the Irish Repertory Theatre. The New York Occasions’s Charles Isherwood wrote that it was “one of many most interesting performances of her distinguished profession on the New York stage”.

Juno and the Paycock, mentioned Smith-Cameron, “shouldn’t be merely a superb piece of theatre however an eternally related play as long as individuals should endure violent repression”. Her Broadway productions have included Tartuffe, Evening Should Fall and The Actual Inspector Hound. She acquired a Tony award nomination for Our Nation’s Good in 1991.

Warchus described Juno and the Paycock as a “staggeringly nice melodrama – a play which collides an Irish working-class home tragedy with a few of the comedic bravura of the Twenties music corridor in an unforgettable indictment of the chaos of civil conflict.” Friedman, Warchus and Rylance beforehand collaborated on Boeing-Boeing within the West Finish in 2007 and La Bête in 2010.


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