BAM has just announced its full 2012 line-up, according to the NY Times, which is set to include the previously reported RICHARD III led by Kevin Spacey. Also included in the winter/spring season are Jonathan Bates' BEING SHAKESPEARE, starring starring Simon Callow; Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER, starring Jonathan Pryce; John Ford's TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE; and Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS.
Currently on an international tour, RICHARD III will reach BAM's Harvey Theater in New York on January 10, 2012. The production will take its final bow at BAM on March 4, 2012.
Tickets will be available through the BAM box office this fall. The Bridge Project is again being directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, with whom Kevin Spacey worked on the film American Beauty, for which they both won BAFTA and Academy Awards.
The complete RICHARD III company is as follows: Maureen Anderman (Duchess of York), Stephen Lee Anderson (Sir Richard Ratcliffe), Jeremy Bobb (Catesby & 2nd Murderer & 2nd Citizen ), Nathan Darrow (Lord Grey & Richmond), Jack Ellis (Lord Hastings), Haydn Gwynne (Queen Elizabeth), Chuk Iwuji (Buckingham), Isaiah Johnson (Rivers & Lord Mayor), Gemma Jones (Queen Margaret), Andrew Long* (King Edward IV & Bishop of Ely), Katherine Manners (Young Prince Richard), Howard Overshown (Brackenbury & Keeper & Sir Thomas Vaughan ), Simon Lee Phillips (Tyrell & 3rd Citizen & Norfolk), Gary Powell (Lord Lovel & 1st Murderer & 1st Citizen), Michael Rudko (Lord Stanley), Annabel Scholey (Lady Anne), Kevin Spacey (Richard, Duke of Gloucester), Gavin Stenhouse (Dorset & Urswick), Hannah Stokely (Edward), and Chandler Williams (George, Duke of Clarence).
For additional information about the 2012 season, visit: http://www.bam.org