First Look: Bitter Wheat at The Garrick Theatre in Rehearsal

John Malkovich as Barney Fein Bitter Wheat c. Helen Maybanks
John Malkovich as Barney Fein Bitter Wheat c. Helen Maybanks

First look rehearsal images have been released for David Mamet’s Bitter Wheat, starring John Malkovich which opens for previews at The Garrick Theatre this Friday.

John Malkovich plays Barney Fein, Doon Mackichan plays Sondra and Ioanna Kimbrook plays Yung Kim Li with Alexander Arnold as Roberto, Teddy Kempner as Doctor Wald, Matthew Pidgeon as The Writer and Zephryn Taitte as Charles Arthur Brown.

Malkovich, one of the world’s most revered actors, is best known for his many films including Dangerous Liaisons, Being John Malkovich, Con Air and Mulholland Drive. He recently received widespread critical acclaim playing Hercule Poirot in a new BBC TV Agatha Christie adaptation.

The Pulitzer prize winning David Mamet has written some of the most iconic plays of the last 50 years including Sexual Perversity in Chicago, American Buffalo, Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed-the-Plow, and Oleanna.

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