‘The Jungle’ Sets Move To San Francisco’s Fabled Curran Theater After Hit Runs In London And New York

EXCLUSIVE: After acclaimed and sold-out runs in London and New York, current-events-based play The Jungle will have its West Coast premiere at the storied Curran Theater in San Francisco this spring.
The Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production dramatizes the conditions and cross-cultural blending of refugees from various nations at a sprawling camp in Calais, France, known as the Jungle. The immersive production brings the audience close to the men, women and children fleeing war and persecution as they form unlikely bonds and find warmth despite the dangerous and squalid setting.
“It is precisely the show America needs right now, as we struggle mightily to harness the collective strength of our better selves." "By putting such a heartbreakingly human face on a story too often told through statistics, The Jungle manages to provide us with both an incredible evening of theater and a moral imperative for our times,” Hays said.
Along with Buether, the creative team for The Jungle includes Catherine Kodicek (Costume), Jon Clark (Lighting), Paul Arditti (Sound), John Pfumojena (Composition), Duncan McLean & Tristan Shepherd (Video), Julia Horan CGD
Full casting will be announced at a later date. The majority of the New York cast will transfer with the production, including actors from refugee backgrounds, some of whom passed through the actual Jungle.
A similar transformation is in store for the Curran, a fabled home not only to stage productions but to film productions over the decades, including All About Eve. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn. Miriam Buether’s award-winning set design debuted in the West End production and traveled to St.
The Jungle was written by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson and is directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin. Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy made the announcement.
The limited engagement at the Curran will begin March 26 and will run through May 19.
Ann's, the show's run, which ends January 27, follows that of Oklahoma. For St. The well-received new staging of the Rogers & Hart classic is headed for Broadway later this year.
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Additional casting will be announced shortly. The casting was announced today by producers David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies. Network is presented in association with Dean Stolber.
Network begins performances Saturday, Nov. 6. Official opening date is Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Belasco Theatre (not the Cort Theatre, as previously planned).
Network, which stars Cranston as the mad-as-hell newsman Howard Beale, world premiered at London's National Theatre last November. Jan Versweyveld, Van Hove's longtime collaborator, is the scenic and lighting designer. Van Hove directs from Lee Hall's adaptation of the Chayefsky film.
Maslany will play Diana Christensen, the icy network executive so memorably performed by Faye Dunaway in the movie. (She won a Best Actress Oscar for the role). Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery played the character when the play premiered in London last year.
Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut this November opposite Bryan Cranston in Network, director Ivo Van Hove's take on Paddy Chayefsky's great Oscar-winning 1976 film.
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25). Maslany, who won a 2016 Emmy Award for her lead role in BBC America's Orphan Black, is currently featured in Destroyer, the Nicole Kidman-starrer premiering at the Toronto Film Festival (theatrical release set for Dec. She also appeared opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Stronger, and made her New York stage debut earlier this summer in Second Stage Theater's Off Broadway production of Mary Page Marlowe.