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Additional Broadway casting announced for King Charles III

Monday, 25 May 2015

Producers Stuart Thompson and Sonia Friedman announced today additional casting for the critically acclaimed Olivier Award-winning Best Play, King Charles III, soon to open on Broadway
this fall. Exclusive pre-sale for Audience Rewards members also begins today for the highly anticipated play about Britain’s future king, which will begin previews October 10, 2015, with opening night set for November 1, 2015 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street, NYC).

Please visit to sign up and purchase tickets. General on sale will begin June 1, 2015 with tickets available on

Joining the previously announced Tim Pigott-Smith, reprising his much-raved-about role as King Charles III, will be Oliver Chris as William, Richard Goulding as Harry, Adam James as Mr. Evans, Margot Leicester as Camilla, Miles Richardson as James Reiss, Tom Robertson as Couttsey and other roles, Sally Scott as Sarah and other roles, Tafline Steen as Jess and Lydia Wilson as Kate.

Written by Mike Bartlett and directed by Rupert Goold, King Charles III features sets and costumes by Tom Scutt, music compositions by Jocelyn Pook, lighting design by Jon Clark and sound design by
Paul Arditti.

The Queen is dead. After a lifetime of waiting, Prince Charles ascends the throne. A future of power lies before him…but how to rule? Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best Play, King Charles III is the “bracingly provocative and outrageously entertaining” (The Independent) drama of political intrigue by Mike Bartlett that comes to Broadway following a sensational West End run. Directed by Rupert Goold and deemed “the most insightful and engrossing new history play in decades” by Ben Brantley of The New York Times, this “bold and brilliant” (The Times of London) production explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of Britain's democracy and the conscience of its most famous family.

Complete cast, creative, and additional information for King Charles III will be announced shortly.


“Theatre doesn’t get much better than this”
(The Times)


“Attendance is compulsory”
(The Telegraph)


“Tim Pigott-Smith gives the performance of his career”
(Daily Express)


 “Long may it reign. Hilarious, Dizzyingly audacious state-of-the-nation political thriller.”
(Time Out London)


 “A brilliant, provocative piece of drama”
(The Financial Times)


“Mike Bartlett has found a grand style to match his subjects...a crowning achievement for all
(Mail on Sunday)

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