Star power is abound in London as always, but with Game of Thrones star Kit Harington and Lovesick star Johnny Flynn onstage at the same time, who can possibly resist? In True West, the two stars play warring brothers Austin and Lee in the West End premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard’s True West.
First premiering in San Francisco back in 1980, the modern classic follows screenwriter Austin and his estranged brother Lee, suddenly stumbling back into his life as Austin manages to sell off a new script to producer Saul Kimmer. What follows is a vicious brother against brother war, as Lee pitches his own ideas to Kimmer, and a bitter battle between the two is waged.
Joined by Madeleine Potter (Mr Selfridge, An Ideal Husband) as Mom and Donald Sage Mackay (Modern Family, Angry Alan), feel the searing hear of the Californian desert this critically acclaimed drama is set in, as a family tears itself apart and exposes the fragility of the American Dream.
True West plays at the Vaudeville Theatre, London. For tickets and more information, visit their website here