The full cast joining Carrie Hope Fletcher in The Caucasian Chalk Circle has been revealed. The production will play at the Rose Theatre Kingston will play from 1-22 October.
The full cast include: Jonathan Slinger as Azdak, Ronny Jhutti as The Governor/Monk and Nickcolia King-N’da as Simon. In addition to, Joanna Kirkland as The Governor’s Wife, Shiv Rabheru as Lavrenti/Youssef and Bridgitta Roy as Cook/Mother-in-Law. Also joining are, Zoe West as The Singer and Adeola Yemitan (Supernova, UK tour) as Aide/Younger Lady.
In the midst of a bloody revolution, a young woman risks everything to rescue the abandoned child of the Governor and his wife. Years later, when the Governor’s wife returns seeking her son, a raucous rogue judge turns justice on its head. Can the test of the chalk circle determine which of the two women is the boy’s real mother?
The production is developed in association with MGC with set and costume design by Oli Townsend, movement direction by Lucy Cullingford and lighting design by Mark Jonathan. Sound design is by Gareth Fry, with Layla Madanat as associate director, Christopher Worrall as the casting director and Stuart Burt as casting consultant. The associate producer is Kater Gordon.