Samuel Bailey’s Shook Will Move to London’s West End

first_img On the heels of a debut run at Southwark Playhouse, Samuel Bailey’s new drama Shook will open in London’s West End this spring. George Turvey will repeat his work as director for the transfer, set to begin previews on April 8 and open on April 14 at Trafalgar Studios.Shook centers on Cain, Riyad and Jonjo, who are locked up in a young offenders institution. They trade sweets, chat, kill time—and await fatherhood.The Southwark cast will reprise their performances in the West End, including Josh Finan as Cain, Ivan Oyik as Riyad, Josef Davies as Jonjo and Andrea Hall as Grace.The design team will also repeat their work for the transfer. That includes scenic/costume designer Jasmine Swan, lighting designer Johanna Town and sound designer Richard Hammarton.Shook will play a limited West End engagement through May 9. Andrea Hall & Ivan Oyik in “Shook” at Southwark Playhouse(Photo: The Other Richard) View Commentslast_img read more