Daniel Evanshas today [26 February] announced casting for his final production as Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres.
The world première ofFlowers for Mrs HarrisbyRichard TaylorandRachel Wagstaff will include isMoyo Akandé,Anna-Jane Casey,Rebecca Caine,Luke Dale, David Durham,Louis Maskell,Mark Meadows,Laura Pitt-PulfordandNicola Sloane.
Based on the novel by Paul Gallico, Flowers For Mrs Harris is the story of one woman’s dream of achieving the impossible. This is the story of the extraordinary Mrs Harris.
Richard Taylor’s The Go-Between won Best Musical Production at the 2012 UK Stage Awards and will open later this year in London’s West End. Rachel Wagstaff’s stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s bestselling novel,Birdsong,has run in both the West End and on tour.
Evans will direct the production which runs at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre18 May – 4 June 2016