Alex Kingston (ER, Doctor Who) will star in the award-winning new comedy Admissions from Joshua Harmon, the writer of acclaimed hit Bad Jews, direct from New York‘s Lincoln Centre Theater.
Following its hugely successful run at LCT, Admissions will open at London’s Trafalgar Studios on 28 February 2019 (press night is 12 March) for a strictly limited season until 25 May, before embarking on a UK tour. The production will be directed by Daniel Aukin, further casting will be announced soon.
Following the run at Trafalgar Studios, Admissions will tour the UK playing at the Richmond Theatre (w/c 27 May), the Cambridge Arts Theatre (w/c 3 June), the Malvern Festival Theatre (w/c 10 June) and the Lyric Theatre at The Lowry in Salford (w/c 17 June).
Sherri (Kingston) is the Head of Admissions at a private school, fighting to diversify the student intake and she wants you to know about it. When her son is deferred from his university of choice, and his best friend – who ’ticks more boxes’ – is accepted, Sherri’s personal ambition collides with her progressive values.
Alex Kingston is an award-winning star of stage and screen. She is best known for playing Dr. Elizabeth Corday on ER and River Song in BBC’s Doctor Who. Other TV credits include Law & Order, Lost in Austen and most recently A Discovery of Witches. Her varied stage career has included roles in Macbeth opposite Kenneth Branagh and One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest with Christian Slater, as well as frequent work with the Royal Shakespeare Company.