Evelyn Hoskins and Simon Scardifield cast in Mayfly at the Orange Tree
Joe White's debut play opens in April
Casting has been announced for Joe White's debut play Mayfly at the Orange Tree Theatre.
Evelyn Hoskins (Bonnie & Clyde and Carrie), Simon Scardifield (The Cherry Orchard and The Lower Depths),Irfan Shamji (Hamlet) and Niky Wardley (Twelfth Night and A Small Family Business) are to star in the piece, which will be directed by Guy Jones.
Mayfly is set in rural Shropshire, where a family looks for new beginnings after a tragedy. Hoskins plays Loops, the daughter of Ben (Scardifield) and Cat (Wardley), who is preparing for a new date.
The piece is part of a season of plays the west London theatre is running that are set outside cities. White is a former member of the Orange Tree Writers Collective.
Mayfly runs at the Orange Tree Theatre from 23 April to 26 May, with previews from 19 April.