The Night of the Iguana Packages
He was a prolific writer whose innovative drama had an extensive effect on theatre, actors and authors both in America and worldwide. Based on his 1948 short story, William’s last major work was The Night of the Iguana, which received a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award. Revived for the West End, this intriguing play is coming to the Noel Coward theatre for a strictly limited run! Directed by James Macdonald, the star-studded cast includes Clive Owens (Closer, Children of Men) alongside Lia Williams (Kiri, Mary Stuart) and Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad).
This captivating drama is set in a neglected hotel in the West Mexican rainforest during the turbulent limbo of 1940. Here, a group of lost souls collide, including the grieving widow who runs the hotel, the disgraced priest turned tourist guide, a family of Nazis, a 97-year-old poet and his artistic granddaughter. Chaos ensues as these individuals clash, heightened by a relentless rain-storm and the uncertain backdrop of the unfolding Second World War. This tropical tale promises to create a powerful performance to remember.