Marc Elliott Joins Fleeshman, Jenna Russell & More in URINETOWN THE MUSICAL - Full Cast Announced!
Marc Elliott (EastEnders, the National's The History Boys, Royal Shakespeare Company's The Lord of the Flies), playing Mr. McQueen, joins the previously announced Richard Fleeshman (Ghost, Legally Blonde, Coronation Street) as Bobby Strong,Jenna Russell (Merrily We Roll Along, Sunday in the Park with George) as Penelope Pennywise and Jonathan Slinger (RSC's Hamlet, Richard II) as Officer Lockstock in the multi Tony Award-winning URINETOWN The Musical, directed by Jamie Lloyd (Macbeth, The Hothouse, The Pride) at the St James Theatre.
Further cast announced today for URINETOWN The Musical are Chris Bennett (Swing), Alasdair Buchan (Swing), Karis Jack (Little Sally), Aaron Lee Lambert (Billy Boy Bill), Jeff Nicholson (Tiny Tom), Adam Pearce (Officer Barrel) andCharlotte Scott (Swing).
They join Katie Bernstein (Little Becky Two Shoes), Cory English (Old Man Strong/Hot Blades Harry), Madeleine Harland(Soupy Sue), Rosanna Hyland (Hope Cladwell), Julie Jupp (Old Woman/Josephine Strong), Mark Meadows (Senator Fipp),Joel Montague (Swing), Jo Napthine (Swing) and Matthew Seadon-Young (Robbie The Stockfish).
Jamie Lloyd is directing the UK premiere of URINETOWN The Musical in a new production, with music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis. The musical runs at the St James Theatre from 22 February until 3 May 2014, with opening night on 11 March 2014.
URINETOWN The Musical is produced by Julian Stoneman Associates and The Araca Group with production design by Evening Standard award winner Soutra Gilmour, choreography by Ann Yee, lighting design by Adam Silverman,sound design by Terry Jardine & Nick Lidster, musical supervision by Alan Williams, orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and wig & hair design by Richard Mawbey.
URINETOWN The Musical ran on Broadway to great acclaim from 2001 until 2004 and was nominated for ten Tony Awards, and won for Best Book, Best Score and Best Direction. In addition, it also won three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards, two Obie Awards and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.