First Look: Rehearsal images released for JULIE at the National Theatre
Miss Julie finds a new home in contemporary London. Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean. It descends into a savage fight for survival.
Fuelled by social division, Strindberg’s masterpiece remains shocking and fiercely relevant in this new adaptation by Polly Stenham (That Face, Neon Demon). Carrie Cracknell (The Deep Blue Sea) directs a cast including Vanessa Kirby (The Crown), Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) andThalissa Teixeira (Yerma, Young Vic).
Cast also includes Temitope Ajose-Cutting, El Anthony, Thomasin Gulgec, Francesca Knight, Dak Mashava, Beatriz Meireles, Michela Meazza,Ashley Morgan-Davies, Rebecca Omogbehin, Yuyu Rau and Petra Söör.
Design by Tom Scutt, with lighting design by Guy Hoare, movement direction by Ann Yee, music by Stuart Earl and sound design by Christopher Shutt.
Part of the Travelex Season with hundreds of tickets for every performance available at £15.
Previews from 31 May, Press night 7 June, in repertoire until 8 September.
Broadcast live as part of NT Live to cinemas worldwide on 6 September.