Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre.
Her debut production, the critically acclaimed Red Velvet, yesterday won two Critics Circle Awards for Adrian Lester as Best Actor and Lolita Chakrabarti as Most Promising Playwright. In 2012 Lolita also received the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards.
Paper Dolls, written by Philip Himberg, Artistic Director of Sundance Theatre, is adapted from the documentary film by Tomer Heymann, which has won multiple awards including three at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival.
The full cast for Paper Dolls is Tom Berish (Yossi), Jane Bertish (Yael), Noa Bodner (Female ensemble/Ester), Ron Domingo (Chiqui), Ilan Goodman(Male Ensemble/ Nazari), Shimi Goodman (Ensemble), Francis Jue (Sally), Harry Dickman (Chaim), Tom Oakley (Male Ensemble), Angelo Paragoso (Zhan), Jon Norman Schneider (Jiorgio), Caroline Wildi (Adina) and Benjamin Wong (Cheska).
Paper Dolls, in association with Stanley Buchthal and Bob & Co, Ltd, and adapted from the documentary film by Tomer Heymann, runs at the Tricycle Theatre from 28 February until 13 April with press night on 6 March. Design is by Richard Kent, with lighting by Oliver Fenwick, sound by Ben and Max Ringham, music by Nigel Lilley and Ben and Max Ringham, choreography by Alistair David, video design by Dick Straker, and assistant direction from Sam Pritchard. Paper Dolls was developed, in part, by The Sundance Institute Theatre Program.