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Casting announced for Zanna Don’t! at The Landor Theatre

Zanna Don't! at Landor TheatreThe production of Zanna, Don’t! will star David Ribi (Hairspray and Dreamboats and Petticoats) in the title role of Zanna.  Ceris Hine (Ushers) as Kate with Jennifer Saayeng (Colour Purple and Ghost) as Roberta.

Earlier today David Ribi answered a few questions about the show:

You are cast in the lead role of Zanna, what can you tell us about the character?
Zanna is one of those guys who everybody just loves. He’s a friend to everyone and always puts their needs ahead of his own. He’s the school matchmaker with a big personality and a big heart! His only problem is that he never lets himself fall in love.

David Ribi
David Ribi

What can you tell us about Zanna Don’t!?
Zanna don’t is a show with loads of heart and soul! It’s set in a world where it’s normal to be gay, and taboo to be straight. It’s such an important show in today’s society, and all set to an amazing score and a hilarious script!

Why should everyone get along to see the show?
If you want a night of love, laughter, mega riffing voices, catchy songs, and hundreds of sequins, then come on down to the Landor! The show is going to be so much fun, you’re guaranteed to leave with a smile on your face and a spring in your step! You may even fall in love if you get caught in Zanna’s matchmaking crossfire!

The Zanna, Don’t! cast also includes: Jonathan Dudley (Titanic and Scrooge) as Mike,  Liam Christopher Lloyd (Damn Yankees) as Steve,  Carol Heffernan as Candi,  Jonathan Wooldridge as Arvin,  Thomas Wright and Georgia Phillips as featured ensemble.  With Ben Sell as Tank, and Zanna at certain performances.

The Zanna, Don’t! – At Heartsville High, everyone is gay… well, almost everyone! The students write a controversial show called ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ about straight people in the military, which encourages a young man and woman to acknowledge their true feelings and fall in love. It’s down to Zanna, a magical, musical fairy to wave his wand and bring happiness to all!

Featuring wonderful characters and soaring songs, Zanna, Don’t! is an exciting and riotously funny show.

This musical fairy tale features Drew Baker as Director, Holly Hughes as Choreographer, Benjamin Holder as Musical Supervisor and Isaac McCullough as Musical Director.

Zanna, Don’t! is staged at the Landor Theatre 3rd to 29th June 2014 and is proudly presented by Entourage Productions. Zanna, Don’t! will open at The Landor on Wednesday 4th June and run through to Sunday 29th June 2014.

For more information visit:
Twitter: @zannalondon

Tuesday 29th April 2014


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