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World premiere stage adaptation of the Wachowskis ‘Bound’ announces lead cast and first development workshop Auto Draft
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World premiere stage adaptation of the Wachowskis ‘Bound’ announces lead cast and first development workshop Auto Draft

Award winning Vertigo Theatre Productions have announced the lead cast for the world premiere stage adaptation of the acclaimed movie BOUND written by the legendary Wachowskis (The Matrix, V For Vendetta, Cloud Atlas, Sense8) and adapted to the stage by Craig Hepworth (Porno Chic, Exam, Noir). Stepping into the iconic roles of Violet and Corky (portrayed by Jennifer Tilly and Gina Gershon in the movie) will be Farrel Hegarty (Violet) and Sofia Antonia Milone (Corky). They will be joined by Ben Keenan as Caesar and Richard Allen as Johnnie (played by Joe Pantoliano and Christopher Meloni in the movie) with more casting to be announced in the next few weeks. The play will have its first lab/workshop this November 19th and 20th at The Contact Theatre in Manchester, with a try out produ...
Stage adaptation of the iconic movie BOUND to premiere in the UK
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Stage adaptation of the iconic movie BOUND to premiere in the UK

Manchester, UK based Vertigo Theatre Productions have announced that they have been given permission to present a limited try out production of a new stage adaptation of the iconic film BOUND. The movie written by the legendary Wachowski sisters (The Matrix Movies, V for Vendetta, Cloud Atlas, Sesnse8) will be adapted to the stage by Vertigo's in house writer/director Craig Hepworth and will receive a workshop reading this November. Released in 1996, BOUND became an immediate critic favourite due to its beautifully crafted script, stunning direction and boundary pushing lesbian representation. To this day, Bound is the Wachowskis most critically acclaimed piece of work and is frequently voted as one of the best lesbian movies of all time. It starred Oscar nominated Jennifer Tilly (Bull...