The Shark Is Broken transfers


London theatre news: Wednesday 5 February 2020


London West End - Shows - Transfers

A sell-out, smash hit of Edinburgh Fringe 2019, The Shark Is Broken now gets a West End transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre from May.
The Shark Is Broken at the Ambassadors Theatre

Image courtesy Ambassadors Theatre


Sonia Friedman Productions has today announced the West End transfer of The Shark Is Broken which reveals the hilarious and moving behind-the-scenes drama on one of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters - Jaws.


After a sell-out, critically acclaimed premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon's brilliantly funny play will arrive at the West End's Ambassadors Thatre from 11 May and is scheduled to run for a limited season until 18 July 2020.


The play is directed by Guy Masterson and stars Ian Shaw as his father Robert Shaw, alongside Demetri Goritsas as Roy Scheider and Liam Murray Scott as Richard Dreyfuss.


Tickets will be on general sale from this Friday (7 February) from £10.


Show listing information


Synopsis


Cape Cod, 1974: shooting on JAWS has stalled. Steven Spielberg's stars - Robert Shaw, Roy Sheider and Richard Dreyfuss - are stuck on a boat, frustrated by foul weather and a faulty mechanical shark.


Awash with alcohol and ambition, three great white males start to bare their teeth.


The Shark Is Broken reveals the hilarious behind-the-scenes drama on one of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters.


Cast


Ian Shaw as Robert Shaw

Demetri Goritsas as Roy Scheider

Liam Murray Scott as Richard Dreyfuss


Creatives


Author: Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon
Director: Guy Masterson
Production: Sonia Friedman Productions

Venue


Ambassadors Theatre
West Street
London
WC2H 9ND

Dates


From: Monday 11 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 18 July 2020

Tickets


Standard: From £13


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