Ellen Burstyn, Carol Kane, Keira Knightley, Elisabeth Moss, et al. Set for London's The Children's Hour
Hellman's play focuses on the events that transpire after a troubled teenager starts to spin a web of deceit about two teachers at an all-girls boarding school.
Burstyn received the Tony Award for Same Time, Next Year and has also appeared on Broadway in 84 Charing Cross Road, Shirley Valentine, and Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. She is a six-time Academy Award nominee, and won the Oscar for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.
Kane's stage credits include Wicked, Love, Loss, and What I Wore, The Tempest, Macbeth and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. For her extensive work on television, she has won two Emmy Awards, for her portrayal of Simka Dahblitz-Gravas on Taxi. In addition, she received an Oscar nomination for her performance in Annie Hall.
Crane is currently appearing in Design for Living at the Old Vic. Her other theatre credits include Love the Sinner, Angels in America, Now or Later, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball, Our Late Night, and The Strip.