The cast has been announced for Ken Urban’s Sense of an Ending. This is the world premiere of the acclaimed New York based writer’s work in Europe and the script has already won the Best New Play award at the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival.
This compelling political thriller shines a light on journalistic truth amid the atrocity of the Rwandan genocide.
Playing two Hutu nuns charged with unspeakable war crimes during 1994 will be Lynette Clarke (Boi Boi is Dead (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Bacche (National Theatre of Scotland), The Crucible (RSC)) as Sister Justine and Akiya Henry (Deposit (Hampstead Theatre), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bristol Old Vic), Much Ado About Nothing (RSC New York)) as Sister Alice.
Ben Onwukwe (Sunset Baby (Gate Theatre), Pandora’s Box (Arcola Theatre), High Life (Hampstead Theatre)) will be joining them playing Charles, a New York Times journalist who is granted an exclusive interview with the nuns. Charles is faced with a difficult decision when their version of events, attesting their innocence, is contradicted by an unknown survivor.
The cast also includes Kevin Golding (Play Mas (Orange Tree Theatre), Otieno (Southwark Playhouse), Fan the Flame (Theatre Royal Stratford East)) playing Dusabi and Abubakar Salim (Prince of Denmark (National Theatre), Lift Off, Attempts on Her Life (LAMDA)) as Paul.
See https://theatre503.com/ for details and to book.