• Becky Wallis

Weekly Theatre News Round Up - July 26 - August 1

The news that has had theatre land talking this week includes


Casting announced for UK Premiere of Mrs Doubtfire


Full casting has been announced for the UK premiere of Mrs Doubtfire the musical which opens at the Manchester Opera House in September.

Gabriel Vick will play Daniel Hillard, with Laura Tebbutt as Miranda Hillard, Carla Dixon Hernandez as Lydia Hillard, Cameron Blakely as Frank Hillard, Marcus Collins as Andre, Dominic Anderson as Stuart, Vanessa Fisher as Wanda Seller, Ian Talbot as Mr Jolly and Aiesha Naomi Pease as Janet Lundy.

George Nearn Stuart, Charlie Tumbridge and Fred Wilcox will share the role of Christopher Hillard with Jessica Bowerman, Darcey Dean and Angelica-Pearl Scott alternating the role of Natalie Hillard.

The cast is completed by Aiden O-Neill, Joshua Dever, Samuel Wilson Freeman, Maria Garrett, Kiera Haynes, AJ Lewis, Adam Lyons, Lisa Mathieson, Ellie Mitchell, Matt Overfield, Tom Scanlon, Vicki Lee Taylor, Rebecca Donnelly, Efffie Rae Dyson, Amy Everett, Travis Ross and Paulo Teixeira.

Casting for Kinky Boots revival announced

Casting for the revival of Kinky Boots has been announced with the show due to open at the New Wolsey Theatre in September.

Matt Corner will play the role of Charlie Price with Keanu Adolphus Johnson as Lola and Aruhan Galieva as Lauren

Will Arundell will play Harry and Bailey with Josephine Lloyd-Welcome as Georgie, Roddy Lynch as Don, Tim Parker as Mr Price, Anna Soden as Nicola and Lucy Elizabeth Thorburn as Pat.

Jay Anderson, George Lynham, Cavan Malone, and Hiromi Toyooka will star as Angels.

Full casting for new musical Are you As Nervous As I Am announced

Full casting has been announced for new musical Are You As Nervous As I Am, which plays at the Greenwich Theatre from October 1st

The show follows two sisters in their search for happiness and forced apart by circumstance. Katie Elin-Salt will play Peggy and Emma Thornett as Janet, joined by Bill Ward.

Sarah Ingram will play Catrin/Christine with Daniel Abbott as Larry, Simon Furness as Peter, Ian Houghton as the Welsh Soldier/Sam Berkowitz, Emily-Mae as Kiki Kavelle and Jenny Perry as A cockney girl/ cover for Peggy and Janet.

42nd Street revival to tour the UK

A new revival of the popular musical 42nd Street has been announced with the show due to open at the Curve in Leicester in May next year prior to a UK Tour.

The show will enjoy a London season at Sadler’s Wells in June 2023, with casting and further tour dates to be announced.

Casting announced for the UK Tour of Fisherman’s Friends

A new revival of the popular musical 42nd Street has been announced with the show due to open at the Curve in Leicester in May next year prior to a UK Tour.

The show will enjoy a London season at Sadler’s Wells in June 2023, with casting and further tour dates to be announced.

Casting announced for the UK Tour of Fisherman’s Friends

2 views