Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Beg. Tonight
The McOnie Company presents its inaugural production DRUNK, a theatre-dance revue which will premiere at Leicester's Curve Theatre tonight 28 January 2014 before transferring to London'sBridewell Theatre from Wednesday 5 February 2014. On sale now.
The cast features Anabel Kutay as Absinthe, Simon Hardwick as Cider, Katy Lowenhoff as Champagne, Ashley Andrews as Scotch, Gemma Sutton as Ice, Fela Lufadeju as Rum, Lucinda Laurence as Vodka and Daniel Collinsas Martini.
Anabel Kutay's recent dance credits include Play Without Words, Dorian Gray and Swan Lake, all for Matthew Bourne's company New Adventures. Musical Theatre work includes Dirty Dancing at the Aldwych Theatre, the UK Tour of Flashdance The Musical, the White Queen in Chess in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall and The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre. Anabel was also a contestant on BBC's So You Think You Can Dance.
Simon Hardwick recently starred as Al in the Broadway production of A Chorus Line at the London Palladium. Other recent credits include the UK Tour of Footloose, High School Musical at the Hammersmith Apollo, Grease at the Piccadilly Theatre and Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Katy Lowenhoff joins Drunk direct from Matthew Bourne's hugely successful UK and International production ofSleeping Beauty. Katy has also performed for Matthew Bourne in Play Without Words, in the principal role of Clara in Nutcracker!, Vivien in Cinderella and Spanish Princess in the UK and International Tour of Swan Lake. Other dance work includes Adam Cooper's Shall We Dance at Sadler's Wells and English National Ballet's Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall.
Ashley Andrews has recently appeared in the UK Premiere tour of 9 to 5 The Musical, Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre and the UK Tours of Fame, High School Musical and Never Forget. Dance work includes Shoes at Sadler's Wells.
Gemma Sutton is currently starring as Roxie Hart in Chicago at Curve Theatre, Leicester. Other recent work includes Amber Von Tussle in the UK Tour of Hairspray, covering the role of Elle Woods in Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre, Laurey in the UK Tour of Oklahoma! and Gone With The Wind at the New London Theatre.
Fela Lufadeju is currently appearing in Chicago at Curve Theatre, Leicester. Other recent credits include Duane in the UK Tour of Hairspray and Jordan in the UK Tour of Dirty Dancing.
Lucinda Laurence's recent credits include Kiss Me Kate at The Old Vic Theatre, the UK Premiere tour of Wonderful Town, Gladys in 42nd Street at Chichester Festival Theatre, Love Never Dies at the Adelphi Theatre and the UK Tour of Mary Poppins.
Daniel Collins recently returned from playing Lord Rupert in the US Tour of Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, a role he originated in last year's World Premiere at Sadler's Wells. Other work for Matthew Bourne includes the principal role of Fritz in Nutcracker!, Cinderella, Swan Lake and Play Without Words. Musical Theatre work includes On The Town at the Théâtre du Châtelet and London Coliseum and the UK tour of Sinatra.