first_imgAlexander Hanson & Frances O’Connor in ‘The Truth'(Photo: Marc Brenner) View Comments Following an engagement at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Florian Zeller’s The Truth will transfer to London’s West End. The new translation from Christopher Hampton will begin performances on June 22 at Wyndham’s Theatre, where it will run through September 3. Opening night is set for June 27.The full cast from the Menier Chocolate Factory engagement will reprise their performances: Tanya Franks (EastEnders), Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward, A Little Night Music), Frances O’Connor (Tom & Viv) and Robert Portal (Around the World in 80 Days).This is the second Hampton translation of a Zeller play to head to the West End this year; The Father ended its run at the Duke of York’s Theatre in March, and earned Kenneth Cranham an Olivier Award for his leading performance. The play is also now on Broadway and up for two Tony Awards: Best Play and Best Leading Actor for Frank Langella.The Truth weaves through the relationships of two unfaithful couples and keeps audiences guessing and searching for the truth and their connective thread. The Menier Chocolate Factory production concluded its run on May 7.The production will feature sets and costumes by Lizzie Clachan, lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Gregory Clarke and original music by Matthew Scott.last_img