Theresa Rebeck's New Play Mad House Ends World Premiere in London's West End September 4 | Playbill

International News Theresa Rebeck's New Play Mad House Ends World Premiere in London's West End September 4

The dark comedy stars David Harbour and Bill Pullman.

David Harbour and Bill Pullman Charlie Gray

The world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new dark comedy Mad House closes September 4, after opening June 26 at London's Ambassadors Theatre. Previews began June 15. 

The play is led by stage and screen favorites David Harbour, seen in Broadway's Glengarry Glen Ross,Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Coast of Utopia, and on screen as Jim Hopper in Netflix's Stranger Things, and Bill Pullman, who returns to the West End following his previous run in The Old Vic's All My Sons

Set in rural Pennsylvania, the play follows Michael (Harbour) as he returns to his childhood home to care for his his dying father, Daniel (Pullman). His siblings Nedward and Pam arrive to figure out how much money their father has left.

Rounding the cast is Stephen Wight as Nedward and Sinead Matthews as Pam, with Charlie Oscar, Akiya Henry, and Hanako Footman as Devon. 

The West End production reunites Rebeck with director Moritz von Stuelpnagel following their collaborations on Bernhardt/Hamlet and Seared. The work features set design by Frankie Bradshaw, costume design by Tilly Grimes, lighting design by Prema Mehta, sound design by Beth Duke for Autograph Sound, and composition by Isobel Waller-Bridge. Mad House is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Gavin Kalin Productions.

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