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Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry

Performances run from 14 December 2022 – 8 January.

All new rehearsal images and a trailer have been released for the world premiere of Claus The Musical which will run at The Lowry from 14 December 2022 - 8 January.

The cast includes Georgie Buckland who will play Necile, Junior Delius (AK), Chris Draper (Will Knook), Jazz Evans (Awgwa), Jessica Lim (Shiegra), Mari McGinlay (Zurline), Alwyne Taylor (Narrator), Corrine Priest (The Fairy Queen), Harry Winchester (Claus). Ensemble cast includes Emily George, Michael Kholwadia, Nic Cain, Emily Tang and Simon Oskarsson.

Directed by Kate Golledge, adapted for the stage by Simon Warne and with spellbinding music and lyrics from Andy Collyer, Claus The Musical brings the beloved L.Frank Baum children's classic The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus to life in a show that will appeal to the child in everyone.

Further creative team includes Alex Beetschen (Musical Director), Stewart J Charlesworth (Set and Costume Design), Aaron Dootson (Lighting Design), Jane Deitch (Casting Director), Andrew Johnson (Sound Designer) and Lucinda Lawrence (Choreography). Claus the Musical is co-produced by Jason Haigh-Ellery.

From the writer of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz comes the story of Santa Claus, the man who will be forever in our hearts and, on Christmas Eve, forever in our skies. Abandoned as a baby in the magical Forest of Burzee, he is gifted to Necile, a wood nymph, who showers him with love and names him Claus. With a helping hand from the mystical inhabitants of the forest - Fairies, Knooks and Ryls - she teaches him that kindness is the most important lesson of all, a gift that Claus eventually shares with us, as he embarks on a journey to bring the miracle of Christmas to the whole world.

Photo Credit: Pamela Raith

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Tom Ramsay, Georgie Buckland, Jazz Evans, Kate Golledge

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Company

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Company

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Simon Oskarsson, Emily Tang, Emily George, Nic Cain

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Simon Oskarsson and Corrine Priest

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Nic Cain and Company

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Michael Kholwadia

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Mari Mcginlay

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Lucina Lawrence and Kate Golledge

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Jessica Lim

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Harry Winchester, Junior Delius

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Harry Winchester

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Harry Winchester

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For CLAUS THE MUSICAL at the Lowry
Chris Draper, Alwyne Taylor



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