We’re super excited for the world premiere of Brokeback Mountain, the stage adaptation of Annie Proulx’s novel, which is currently in previews at London’s @sohoplace theatre and is due to have its official opening night later this week.
Many will be familiar with the 2005 stage adaptation – this new version will star Mike Faist and Lucas Hedges in the lead roles, with singer Eddi Reader performing the songs.
Ahead of its theatrical release we caught up with the creative team behind the production to find out more about what’s in store.
During a break from rehearsals we chatted to director Jonathan Butterell, composer Dan Gillespie Sells (who wrote the music for West End hit Everybody’s Talking About Jamie) and writer Ashley Robinson – read on to find out what they had to say… How did you all come to be involved in this production of Brokeback Mountain? Ashley: “Thanksgiving of 2016, I found an old copy that belonged to a friend who had tragically died a year earlier.