Much Ado About Nothing - Old Vic

Pro reviewers average 2014-04-20 Mark Rylance directs James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in Shakespeare’s timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing.While young lovers Claudio and Hero threaten to have their imminent nuptials thwarted by the resentful scheming of a Prince, marriage s... Mark Rylance directs James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in Shakespeare’s timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing.While young lovers Claudio and Hero threaten to have their imminent nuptials thwarted by the resentful scheming of a Prince, marriage seems inconceivable for reluctant lovers Beatrice (Vanessa Redgrave) and Benedick (James Earl Jones). Redgrave and Earl Jones take on these roles for the first time. 2.0
Running dates from Sep 7 2013 to Nov 16 2013
Theatre Old Vic
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Overview, Cast and Creatives

Genre Comedy
Synopsis
Mark Rylance directs James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in Shakespeare’s timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing.

While young lovers Claudio and Hero threaten to have their imminent nuptials thwarted by the resentful scheming of a Prince, marriage seems inconceivable for reluctant lovers Beatrice (Vanessa Redgrave) and Benedick (James Earl Jones). Redgrave and Earl Jones take on these roles for the first time.
Author William Shakespeare
Director Mark Rylance
Featured Actors/Actresses Vanessa Redgrave
James Earl Jones
Tim Barlow
Penelope Beaumont
Kingsley Ben-Adir
Katherine Carlton
Beth Cooke
Michael Elwyn
Alan David
Lloyd Everitt
James Garnon
Melody Grove
Trevor Laird
Leroy Osei-Bonsu
Mark Ross
Peter Wight
Danny Lee Wynter
Designer Ultz
Lighting Designer Mimi Jordan Sherin
Sound Emma Laxton
Movement/Choreography Sian Williams
Music Clare van Kampen