25 August 2022
Rose Artistic Director Christopher Haydon is delighted to announce the full cast for his new production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
Joining the previously announced Carrie Hope Fletcher as Grusha Vashnadze will be Jonathan Slinger as Azdak, Ronny Jhutti as The Governor/Monk, Nickcolia King-N’da as Simon, Joanna Kirkland as The Governor’s Wife, Shiv Rabheru as Lavrenti/Youssef, Bridgitta Roy as Cook/Mother-in-Law, Zoe West as The Singer and Adeola Yemitan as Aide/Younger Lady.
Brimming with original songs and full of mischievous humour, this is the first major London production of Brecht’s epic masterpiece for 25 years. A gripping adventure, this new version by Steve Waters (Limehouse, Donmar Warehouse), with music by Michael Henry (Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre) is directed by Rose Artistic Director, Christopher Haydon.
The production is developed in association with MGC with set and costume design by Oli Townsend, movement direction by Lucy Cullingford, lighting design by Mark Jonathan and sound design by Gareth Fry, with Layla Madanat as associate director, Christopher Worrall is the casting director and Stuart Burt CDG as casting consultant. The Associate Producer is Kater Gordon.