OVER THE RAINBOW Winner Danielle Hope & Jon Robyns to Star in U.K.'s THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Danielle Hope, who won BBC1's 'Over The Rainbow', will star as Catherine Hiatt in Jason Robert Brown's award-winning musical, The Last Five Years at Greenwich Theatre, London and The Warren Theatre, Brighton this May. She will appear alongside West End star Jon Robyns, whose credits include Spamalot, Les Miserables and Avenue Q.
The Last Five Years is written by Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown. The critically acclaimed show won the 2002 Drama Desk Awards for Best Music and Best Lyrics.
The show will be directed by Katie Pesskin who is currently directing the world premiere of Oscar Wilde musical De Profundis, winner of Leicester Square Theatre's New Musical Project. Musical direction will come from Michael Riley whose credits include The World Goes Round at the Union Theatre.
The Last Five Years will be produced by Katie Pesskin for As Told By and Susan Winter for Greenwich Theatre. As Told By was founded in 2012 and recently produced the European premiere tour of Ryan Scott Oliver's 35MM: A Musical Exhibition. Greenwich Theatre has a long history of producing high quality theatre in Greenwich, on tour and in the West End. In recent years the theatre has turned its focus to working with exciting emerging talents such as As Told By and has presented work in London and around the UK, at festivals in Edinburgh, Brighton and Dublin, and internationally in Madrid and New York.
Set design will be by Samuel Wyer, who regularly works with Les Enfants Terrible, Punchdrunk and Petersham Playhouse and whose recent show The Elephantom is transferring from the National Theatre to the West End this summer. Lighting will be by Nathan Long and casting by Benjamin Newsome.
Greenwich Theatre, London
15th May 2014 - 8.00pm
16th May 2014 - 8.00pm
17th May 2014 - 2.30pm & 8.00pm
Box Office - 020 8858 7755, www.greenwichtheatre.org.uk
Tickets - £16 full, £11 concessions (including booking fee)
The Warren Theatre, Brighton
21st May 2014 - 7.30pm
22nd May 2014 - 7.30pm
24th May 2014 - 4.00pm
Box Office - 01273917272, www.brightonfringe.org.uk
Tickets - £11, £9.50 concessions