It has been announced that Mark Bazeley and Sex and the City star Kristin Davis will play Dan and Beth Gallagher alongside Natascha McElhone as Alex Forrest in the world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction.
Trevor Nunn’s production, written by James Dearden, will begin previews at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 11th March 2014, ahead of an official opening night on 25th March. Fatal Attraction is currently booking until 21st June 2014.
Mark Bazeley most recently appeared in Trevor Nunn’s production of Scenes from a Marriage at the St James’ Theatre. His other theatre credits include: Our New Girl for the Bush Theatre, The Seagull for the National Theatre, Death of a Salesman at the Lyric Theatre, Macbeth at the Albery Theatre, Homebody/Kabul for the Young Vic and The Real Thing for the Donmar Warehouse.
Best known for playing Charlotte in HBO’s Sex and the City, Kristin Davis is making her West End debut in Fatal Attraction. Her other television credits include playing Brooke Armstrong in Melrose Place and more recently Ginny in Bad Teacher. Her many film credits include: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Sex and The City 1 & 2, Couples Retreat, Deck The Halls, The Shaggy Dog and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D.
In 2012 Davis made her Broadway stage debut in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. She made her British stage debut playing Sunny Jacobs in The Exonerated in London in 2006 at Hammersmith’s Riverside Studio, following an off-Broadway run.
It has also been revealed that Jane How will play Joan and Alex Lowe will play Jimmy. Final casting will be announced shortly.
This story of obsession and revenge explores how a chance meeting in a bar and a casual encounter quickly becomes a living nightmare for Dan Gallagher, a successful New York lawyer, and his young family. After spending one weekend with the gorgeous Alex Forrest, he assumes he can just walk away, but Alex is a woman who refuses to be ignored. She pursues Dan and his family with terrifying consequences.