The National Theatre has announced the complete cast for the West End transfer of Lyndsey Turner’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, directed by Lyndsey Turner.
It will run from 7 June to 2 September 2023 at the Gielgud Theatre, with a press night on 15 June.
Milly Alcock (House of the Dragon) will make her West End debut as Abigail Williams, as previously announced.
June sees the Gielgud premiere.
She will be accompanied by Brian Gleeson (Bad Sisters, Peaky Blinders), Caitlin FitzGerald (Succession, Showtime), and Ron Cook (Hot Fuzz, Mr. Selfridge) as John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, and Giles Corey, respectively.
Alongside Christopher Birch, Lucy Brindle, Grace Farrell, Chyna-Rose Frederick, Miya James, Ebony Jonelle, Tama Phethean, Amy Snudden, Nia Towle, and Samuel Townsend, original cast members Fisayo Akinade and Matthew Marsh will reprise their roles as Reverend Hale and Danforth.
David Ahmad, Zo Aldrich, Stephanie Beattie, Raphael Bushay, Henry Everett, Nick Fletcher, Colin Haigh, Nadine Higgin, Gracie McGonigal, Alastair Parker, Joy Tan, and Tilly Tremayne round out the ensemble.
Osnat Schmoo directs and arranges while Caroline Shaw composes.
The Crucible, which takes place during the infamous Salem witch trials, was designed by Es Devlin, with costume design by Catherine Fay, lighting design by Tim Lutkin, and sound design by Tingying Dong (content design) and Christopher Shutt (system design).
They are joined by associate director Blythe Stewart, associate set designer Ellie Wintour, associate lighting designer Max Narula, associate fight director Bret Yount, lead intimacy director Ita O’Brien for Intimacy On Set.
Intimacy director Louise Kempton for Intimacy On Set, voice and dialect coach Kate Godfrey, dialect coaches Danièle Lydon and Hazel Holder, assistant music director Alice Grant, and resident director Sophie Dillon Moniram.