B’way Dates, Theater & Stars Announced for Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2

first_img Tony winner Mark Rylance and Broadway alum Damian Lewis will soon be seen in the upcoming television adaptation of Wolf Hall. View Comments Wolf Hall Part One Reprising their performances from the London production will be Ben Miles as Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker as Henry VIII and Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn. Further casting will be announced later. Show Closed This production ended its run on July 5, 2015center_img Related Shows The plays had their RSC premiere at Stratford ‘s Swan Theatre before transferring to the West End’s Aldwych Theatre. They chronicle the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell from blacksmith’s boy to Henry VIII’s right-hand-man.  The speculation has proven true and the critically acclaimed U.K. stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s award-winning and best-selling novels Wolf Hall and its sequel Bring Up The Bodies will play the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway this season. Penned by Mike Poulton and directed by Jeremy Herrin, the Royal Shakespeare Company productions will play in repertory re-named as Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2. The shows will begin previews on March 20, 2015 and officially open on April 9.last_img

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