Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Playful Productions commissioned Mike Poulton to adapt Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies and co-produced them with the Royal Shakespeare Company in critically acclaimed runs at both Stratford-upon-Avon and the Aldwych Theatre in London. Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two opened on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre on 20 March and ended on 5 July 2015. The production featured a company of more than twenty actors, led by Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell, Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn, Nathaniel Parker as King Henry VIII, Lucy Briers as Katherine of Aragon and Paul Jesson as Cardinal Wolsey, all under the direction of Jeremy Herrin who makes his Broadway directing debut.
Set and costume design were by Christopher Oram, with lighting designs by Paule Constable for Wolf Hall and David Plater for Bring Up The Bodies, sound design by Nick Powell, music by Stephen Warbeck, movement by Sian Williams and casting by Helena Palmer CDG.
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two was produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Matthew Byam Shaw, Nia Janis, and Nick Salmon for Playful Productions.
“For the tastiest dish in town, you need to visit the Tudors of Wolf Hall, the riveting two-part theater drama. Watching Wolf Hall, Parts 1 and 2, you find yourself in a state of happy suspense. It’s chilling and thrilling, too” New York Times
“Jampacked with lust, betrayal, greed and violence. Well-acted, grandly staged and beautifully lit” New York Post