Sam Mendes returns to the London stage to direct Old Vic Artistic Director Kevin Spacey in the title role of Richard III in the final season of The Bridge Project. This transatlantic endeavour reunites them for the first time since American Beauty, for which they both won BAFTA and Academy Awards.
The full company will again be drawn from leading American and British actors and will embark on an ambitious international tour prior to a residency at BAM in New York.
Sam Mendes was founder and Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse for a decade and has directed theatre at the RSC, National Theatre, plus in the West End and on Broadway. His film credits include Road to Perdition, Revolutionary Road and Away We Go.
Old Vic Artistic Director Kevin Spacey has appeared in A Moon for the Misbegotten, Richard II, Speed the Plow and Inherit the Wind at The Old Vic.
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