For a strictly-limited two week run, from 1st to 13th September, this new revival will play the intimate London Theatre Workshop with a talented and versatile cast of 13 actors in multiple roles. This ambitious new production stars Ross Barnes (Carousel Opera North, Little Shop of Horrors, White Bear/Landor) as Leo Frank and Lily De-La-Haye as Lucille Frank. Daniel Holley and Kerry Loosemore play the roles of Frankie Epps and Mary Phagan respectively. Daniel was recently featured on Britain’s Got Talent as a member of the ‘Kingdom Tenors’ and Kerry makes her professional debut.
Other cast includes Brandon Force, Norton James, Dudley Rogers, Jennifer Webster, Jon Parry, Michael Moulton, Nazerene Williams, Samuel Clifford and Victoria Hope.
Originally staged on Broadway and in London at the Donmar Warehouse, the multi-Olivier nominated show features music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, the virtuosic composer of “Last Five Years” “Songs For a New World” “The Bridges of Madison County” and book by Academy Award winner Alfred Uhry, screenplay writer of “Driving Miss Daisy”.
Jody Tranter (Director) was assistant director on LTW’s hit production of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ and has taught at numerous drama schools including London Studio Centre in addition to his role as Artistic Director of Forecast Academy.
Erika Gundesen (Musical Director) is a graduate of Guildhall whose recent credits include ‘Songs for a New World’ (Silk Street Theatre), Keys 2 for ‘Parade’ (Watford Palace), Our American Cousin (Finborough Theatre) and Bugsy Malone (Millfield Theatre).
Adam Scown (Choreographer) recently directed and choreographed, ‘Rent’; at the Tabard Theatre London, which won him The Broadway World Award 2013 for ‘Best Direction of a New Production of a Musical’.
Date: 1–13 September 2015 (Press Nights: 2 & 3 September)
Times: Tues to Sun at 7.30pm; Matinée Sat & Sun at 3.00pm
Director: Jody Tranter
Musical Director: Erika Gundesen
Choreographer: Adam Scown
Producer: London Theatre Workshop
Ross Barnes, Lily De-La-Haye, Daniel Holley, Kerry Loosemore, Brandon Force, Norton James, Dudley Rogers, Jennifer Webster, Jon Parry, Michael Moulton, Nazarene Williams, Samuel Clifford and Victoria Hope.
Tuesday 28th July 2015