Casting Announced For Landor's FROM PAGE TO STAGE Season
Aria Entertainment is delighted to announce final casting today for the second annual From Page To Stage Festival, a season of new musical theatre at the Landor Theatre from Monday 10 February toSunday 9 March 2014. Full casting is now confirmed for the Season's two Headline Musicals Before the Night is Through and The Mistress Cycle, which will each receive full weeklong productions:
BEFORE THE NIGHT IS THROUGH
TUESDAY 18 TO SUNDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2014
Press Night Wednesday 19 February 2014, 7.30pm
A new British musical with Book and Lyrics by Olivia Thompson and Music by Chris Whitehead
The cast includes Kate Brennan (West Side Story, Southbank Centre), Abigail Jaye (Rocky Horror Show UK Tour, Eva Peron in Evita UK Tour), Richard Colvin (The Hired Man Off Broadway), Amelia Adams-Pearce (Hairspray UK Tour, Spamalot West End), Tom Sankey, Kieran Brown (Wicked, Love Never DiesWest End), Ian Mowat (Evita UK Tour), Jenny Gayner (Chicago, Spamalot West End), Louisa Lydell(Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia! West End) and James Robert-Moore (Meet Me in St. Louis Landor Theatre).
Before The Night Is Through is directed by the Landor Theatre's artistic director Robert McWhir, with musical direction by Christopher Whitehead, choreography by Cressida Carre and design byMagdalena Iwanska.
November 1935. Honey Quenelle, England's biggest movie star is hosting a lavish party to celebrate her birthday, at her remote home on Lost Crow Island. The champagne is chilling, the glamorous guests are ready for an unforgettable night and reliable butler, Hugo is on hand to make sure the evening goes without a hitch. But when catering fails to arrive, news filters through of an escaped inmate at Beningford asylum, and Gaylord, the gerbil escapes from the soup tureen, events take a nasty turn. Who is about to meet their maker? Who cannot escape from their past? And who will be brave enough to sample Mabel's devilled prunes before the night is through....
THE MISTRESS CYCLE
TUESDAY 4 TO SUNDAY 9 MARCH 2014
Press Night Wednesday 5 March 2014, 7.30pm
The cast includes Caroline Deverill (Sleeping Beauty Park Theatre, Billy Elliot West End), Maria Lawson(Matilda, Avenue Q West End), Kara Lane (Oliver! UK Tour, Lend Me a Tenor West End), Nicola Blackman (Little Shop of Horrors original cast) and Laura Armstrong (A Little Night Music West End).