Casting change for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Sheffield Theatres today announces that Joel Gillman, who was playing the role of R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, has withdrawn from the production with immediate effect due to ill health. He will be replaced by Harry Egan, currently playing Aide Warren. Paul Tinto will join the company to take over the role of Aide Warren.

The performance on Tuesday 19 June will be cancelled in order to accommodate the casting changes, and the production will resume on Wednesday 20 June with the 2.30pm performance.

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director commented:

‘We are sorry that Joel was unable to continue in the show and wish him well. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is attracting wonderful comments from audiences and critics alike and we are incredibly proud of the show. I am so pleased that we can continue to tell this important story thanks to Harry Egan stepping in to the role of R.P. McMurphy and Paul Tinto joining the company.’

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest will run until Saturday 23 June at the Crucible theatre. The Box Office will contact ticket holders for Tuesday evening, alternatively, customers can call the Box Office on 0114 249 6000.

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