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Robert Lindsay and Elizabeth McGovern to Star in Sherman's Aristo logo
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Robert Lindsay and Elizabeth McGovern will play Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy in the world premiere Martin Sherman's Aristo, which will run September 11-October 11 as part of this summer's Chichester Festival Theatre. It will be directed by Nancy Meckler and designed by Tony Award winner Katrina Lindsay, with lighting by Paul Pyant and music and sound by Ilona Sekacz.

The play is based on the last years in the life of Onassis, including his complex connections and interwoven relationships with Kennedy, singer Maria Callas (played by Diana Quick) and his son Alexandros (Joe Marsh). The cast also includes Denise Black, Julius D'Silva, Ben Grove, John Hodgkinson, Robin Soans, and June Watson. Sherman is best known as the author of Bent.

Lindsay won the Tony Award for Me and My Girl and appeared recently in The Entertainer at the National. McGovern's stage credits include Hurlyburly, Three Days of Rain, Dinner With Friends and The Scarlet Letter. Her many film credits including The House of Mirth, Wings of a Dove, Racing with the Moon, Ordinary People, and Ragtime, for which she received an Academy Award nomination.

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