Cast Announced for Rare Earth Mettle by Al Smith

Published on Mon 2 Mar 2020

Carlo Albán, Ashleigh Castro, Marcello Cruz, Arthur Darvill, Lesley Lemon, Giselle Martinez, Racheal Ofori, Genevieve O’Reilly, Golda Rosheuvel and Rick Warden have been cast in the world premiere of Rare Earth Mettle written by Al Smith and directed by Royal Court Associate Director Hamish Pirie. With set design by Moi Tran, lighting design by Lee Curran, composition by Pablo Drexler, sound design by Helen Atkinson, movement direction by Yami Löfvenberg, dialect coach Kara Tsiaperas and assistant direction from Camila Ymay González.

 Rare Earth Mettle by Al Smith will run at the Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs from Thursday 2 April 2020 – Saturday 25 April 2020 with press night on Wednesday 8 April 2020, 7pm.

Rare Earth Mettle has been generously supported with a lead gift from Charles Holloway. Further support has been received from Cockayne Grant for the Arts, a donor advised fund of The London Community Foundation. It is a recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award.

It was a co-commission by the Royal Court Theatre, London and Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, California.

To find out more about the show and to book tickets, click here.

Read the full press release here.

Clockwise: Carlo Albán, Ashleigh Castro, Marcello Cruz, Arthur Darvill, Lesley Lemon, Giselle Martinez, Racheal Ofori, Genevieve O’Reilly, Golda Rosheuvel, Rick Warden