Full casts announced for Albatross and Interruptions

represent., a theatre company for actors from a lower socioeconomic background, have announced full casts for Albatross at The Playground Theatre and Interruptions at Jacksons Lane Theatre.

Performing in rep, the cast is Samarge Hamilton (Sweet Dreams and A Beautiful Nightmare, Theatre503; Abandon Lyric Hammersmith) and Emily Pemberton - making her professional stage debut, joining the previously announced Aaron Douglas (Girlboss, Southwark Playhouse; Wonder Boy, Arcola Theatre and Money for represent.), Sarel Madziya - making her professional stage debut after appearing in the digital production Money for represent., Nemide May (Brothers With No Game, Close Friends and Money for represent.) and Loussin-Torah Pilikian (Foodie, The Hope Theatre; live reading of Mamet, Hampstead Theatre and Money with represent.).

The cast of represent.'s Albatross and Interruptions
The cast of represent.'s Albatross and Interruptions

The company will provide the cast with an acting apprenticeship where they can develop their craft, earning a London living wage.

Completing the creative team is Kasia Zaremba-Byrne (Movement Director Interruptions), Annabel Arden (Associate Artist Interruptions), Catherine Morgan (Designer), Jack Boissieux (Production Manager), Jo Nead (Stage Manager), Hannah Hawkins (Assistant Stage Manager), Beth Duke (Sound Designer), Beth Gupwell (Lighting Designer), Frankie Parham (Producer) and Katy Beechey (Executive Director of represent.).

Creative Director of represent. Guy Woolf said; 'The importance of represent. and our mission to redress the socioeconomic imbalance in the arts has never been so crucial as the effects of the pandemic deepen those social inequalities. Our interrupted season presents two timely pieces exploring legacy, leadership and the things that make us human. We really hope you enjoy our productions and can’t wait to introduce you to our ferociously talented company of actors and creatives.”

Albatross is written by Isley Lynn and directed by Jess Edwards. It opens on 25 October, with previews from 20 October and runs until 6 November.

Interruptions is written by Stephen Jeffreys and adapted for six actors and directed by Guy Woolf. It opens on 22 November with previews from 17 November and runs until 4 December.

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