David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue will return to the Royal Court

Published on Mon 1 Oct 2018

David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue will return to the Royal Court in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs with award-winning actor Stephen Rea returning in the role of Eric Miller.

Following sell-out runs at The Public Theater, New York, Ireland’s Abbey Theatre, The MAC Belfast and the Royal Court Theatre, London, David Ireland’s critically acclaimed black comedy Cyprus Avenue will return to the Royal Court for a limited four week run Thursday 14 February 2019 – Saturday 16 March 2019 in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.

Stephen Rea, who won Best Actor for his portrayal of Eric Miller at The Irish Times Theatre Awards in 2017, will return with the production. Further cast to be announced.

Directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone, Cyprus Avenue won Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards and James Tait Black Prize for Drama in 2017. With Set & Costume design by Lizzie Clachan, Lighting Design by Paul Keogan and Sound Design by David McSeveney.

Cyprus Avenue is a Royal Court Theatre and Abbey Theatre production. It is an Abbey Theatre Commission. The original production at the Royal Court in 2016 was supported by Cockayne Grants for the Arts, a donor-advised fund of the London Community Foundation.

For more information see the full press release.

Tickets go on sale to Supporters on Monday 1 October 2018, to Friends on Wednesday 3 October 2018 and to the General Public on Friday 5 October 2018. To book tickets visit the show page.