Jeremy Strong to Star in Broadway Revival of ‘An Enemy of the People’
“Inheritance” ends. So what’s next for Jeremy Strong? He’ll be back on Broadway.
Strong, who shot to fame playing conspirator Kendall Roy in HBO’s “Succession,” is set to star in a Broadway revival of the classic “An Enemy of the People” next year. Strong plays the title character, Dr. Thomas Stockmann, a doctor who becomes an outcast when he decides to reveal that the water at the local spa baths is contaminated.
The play was written by Henrik Ibsen in 1882 and has run 10 times on Broadway, most recently in 2012. There were other performances in New York. In 2021, when the coronavirus pandemic was raging, a one-woman version of the show with social distancing was performed at the Park Avenue Armory.
The new production will feature a rewritten script by playwright Amy Herzog, who is familiar with Ibsen’s reimaginings. Her revised version of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is currently on Broadway, starring Jessica Chastain.
the one who won is strong Emmy Awards For his work in ‘Succession’, he previously appeared on Broadway in the 2008 revival of ‘A Man for All Seasons’. He has also appeared in several Off-Broadway productions.
The Enemy of the People revival will be directed by Herzog’s husband Sam Gold. He won a Tony Award for his direction of the musical Fun Home, and his recent Broadway ventures include Shakespeare’s King Lear and Macbeth.
“Enemy of the People” is scheduled to air for 16 weeks in early 2024. Friday’s announcement did not reveal an exact date or theater, nor did it reveal any further cast. Produced by Seaview (Greg Norville and Jana Shea) and Patrick Catullo, who previously collaborated on Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show The Old Man & The Pool.