Cast announcement: The President

All Rise for The President!

We are thrilled to announce the cast of our upcoming production of The President by Thomas Bernhard.

Bryan Burroughs Julie Forsyth Olwen Fouéré Kate Gilmore
Chris McHallem Will O’Connell Daniel Reardon Hugo Weaving


The Gate is thrilled to announce the cast of The President by Thomas Bernhard at the Gate Theatre, directed by Tom Creed. As previously announced, Hugo Weaving and Olwen Fouéré will star as the President and the First Lady. Julie Forsyth and Kate Gilmore have also joined the cast as Mrs Forlick and the Actress, respectively.

Today, we welcome Bryan Burroughs, Chris McHallem, Will O’Connell and Daniel Reardon to the cast.

The President will open at the Gate Theatre on Thursday 8th February. For this rare and remarkable international collaboration, the cast and creative team will be drawn equally from the finest Irish and Australian theatre-making talents to create a singular, global theatrical event.

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