Fiennes just opened in the West End last night in Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage (See Today’s 1st Night Photos), which runs until 14 June 2008 at the Gielgud. Oedipus then joins the NT Olivier in October ahead of an international tour (exact dates still tbc).
In 2004, Higgins tackled Hecuba – which won her one of her three Oliviers to date – for Kent at the Donmar Warehouse, where she also starred in Phaedra two years ago. Her non-Greek stage credits include Vincent in Brixton (at the National, ahead of Broadway and the West End) Sweet Bird of Youth, Death of a Salesman and The Night of the Iguana,
In other play casting updates:
- by Terri Paddock