Actor Avi Nash is well known for many roles he has played over the years, with Walking Dead fans remembering him for his role as Siddiq. Recently he starred in the AppleTV+ sci-fi series Silo, which has been renewed for a second season. On October 4, 2023, Nash made his stage debut in the play Shooting Hedda Gabler.
The production was featured at the Rose Theatre in London, beginning with previews on September 29, the world premiere on October 4, and the play runs through October 21.
The new play was inspired by Henrik Ibesen’s Hedda Gabler, which premiered in Munich in January 1891. Directed by Jeff James, the story follows an American actress who stars in a Norwegian film adaptation of Hedda Gabler to earn credibility outside Hollywood.
Sam Jones cast the play, which features Antonia Thomas as Hedda, Christian Rubeck as Henrik, Anna Andresen as Berta, Matilda Bailes as Thea, Joshua James as Jørgen with Avi Nash as Ejlert.
Other creative team members are as follows: set designer Rosanna Vize, costume designer Milla Clarke, lighting designer Hansjörg Schmidt, composer and sound designer Kieran Lucas, and intimacy and movement director Ingrid Mackinnon.
Nash recently shared his excitement about the play on Instagram, stating:
"“So proud to have made my stage debut alongside these brilliant actors and an unreal creative team with @nina.segal SHOOTING HEDDA GABLER – it’s a dream come true. Turns out the papers don’t think it’s shit either!”"
What else does Avi Nash star in?
In addition to his recent appearance in Silo, Nash also starred in the sixth season of Black Mirror. Featured in season 6, episode 1, “Joan is Awful,” Nash stars opposite Annie Murphy who plays Joan.
Next, Nash will star in drama La tresse, that is set to release on November 29, 2023. The film also stars Kim Raver, Katherine King So, and Sarah Abbot, who play three woman bonded by something unique even though they have never met.