Full casting is announced today for The Omission of the Family Coleman by Claudio Tolcachir, in a new version by Stella Feehily and directed by Laurence Boswell at Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio.
Laoisha O’Callaghan, David Crowley, Anne Kent, Evanna Lynch, Rowan Polonski, Robert Mountford, Patrick Moy, Natalie Radmall-Quirke will appear in the UK Premiere which runs from Thursday 28 March to Saturday 27 April and completes the venue’s Season of UK Premieres from the Americas.
Claudio Tolcachir’s absurdist comedy The Omission of the Family Coleman has won several prestigious awards including the Ace Award for Best Argentinian Play and the Best Original Play Award at the Fiesta Nacional del Teatro.
Three generations of the dysfunctional Coleman family live under one roof on the verge of chaos, held in check by their matriarchal grandmother. But how will the family cope when their linchpin is removed?
The Omission of the Family Coleman is the third and final play featured in the Ustinov Studio’s A Season of UK Premieres which opened in November 2018 with Donald Margulies’ The Model Apartment, also directed by Laurence Boswell, and Tanya Barfield’s searing drama Blue Door, directed by Eleanor Rhode which opened in February 2019.