Judi Dench
Judi Dench
Frances Barber, Fiona Button, Deborah Findlay, and Jenny Galloway will join Dame Judi Dench in Michael Grandage's production of Yukio Mishima's 1965 Japanese play Madame de Sade, March 13-May 23, 2009, as part of The Donmar Warehouse's year-long West End residency at Wyndham's Theatre during the 2008-2009 season.

Madame de Sade, which will be presented in a translation by Donald Keene, focuses on five women who were affected by the debauchery of the Marquis de Sade. Dench will play the Marquis' mother-in-law, Madame de Montreuil.

The Donmar has just opened Grandage's production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night; is currently presenting its T.S. Eliot Festival; and will present Tony Award winner Ian McDiarmid's Be Near Me, with the actor leading a cast of nine, January 22-March 14.

For more information, visit www.whatsonstage.com.