Cast Announcement for The Rubenstein Kiss

Thursday 3rd September 2015

We are delighted to announce the full cast for our new production of The Rubenstein Kiss, opening on Friday 2 October as part of The Conspiracy Season.

Joe Coen (Bad Jews, St James Theatre/ Arts Theatre London and Edward II, Manchester Royal Exchange) and Katherine Manners (The Hundred We Are, Yard Theatre and Life of Galileo, Birmingham REP/RSC) lead the cast as Jakob and Ethel Rubenstein.

Joining them will be Mark Field (The History Boys, Tour and I Have Never, Theatre Royal Stratford East) as David Girshfeld and Ellie Burrow (Romeo and Juliet, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre and Speed The Plow, West End) as Rachel Liebermann.

Cornell S John (The Lion King; Lyceum Theatre and EastEnders, BBC) will play Paul Cranmer.

Completing the cast is Simon Haines (Posh, Nottingham Playhouse and Told Look Younger, Jermyn Street Theatre ) as Matthew and Gillian Saker (Ripper Street, BBC and Misfits, E4) as Anna.

Inspired by the true story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, The Rubenstein Kiss is the multi award-winning play by James Phillips, set amidst the McCarthyite hysteria of the Cold War era, where the shadow of suspicion falls on two Communist idealists.

See The Rubenstein Kiss at Nottingham Playhouse from Friday 2 to Saturday 17 October.

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