Everett to reprise role as Oscar Wilde
LONDON — Director Neil Armfield’s production of the Oscar Wilde bio-drama “The Judas Kiss,” toplined by Rupert Everett, will transfer to West End’s Duke of York’s theater for a four-month run beginning Jan. 9.
Produced by Robert Fox, Theater Royal Bath Prods., Hampstead Theater and Chichester Festival Theater, the revival of David Hare’s play originated at U.K. regional Hampstead Theater.
The West End incarnation will retain its full cast.
The original 1998 production starring Liam Neeson and Tom Hollander transferred to Broadway, where it ran for three months.