Full Casting Announced for TOP HAT at Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Top Hat tells the story of Broadway sensation Jerry Travers who dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society girl Dale Tremont in a riotous mistaken-identity plot. Featuring Irving Berlin's wonderful score including 'Cheek to Cheek', 'Top Hat, White Tie & Tails', 'Let's Face the Music & Dance' and 'Puttin' on the Ritz'.
Taking a break from the UK tour of Flashdance, the role of Dale Tremont is being played by Strictly Come Dancing Champion Joanne Clifton. Joanne recently starred as Millie Dillmount in the Thoroughly Modern Millie UK Tour. Playing opposite her as Jerry Travers is Joshua Lay (Matilda and UK tour of Funny Girl). We are delighted to welcome back, A. Bates, SAMUEL HAUGHTON after appearing in Ovation's Singin' in the Rain. ELLEN VERENIEKS (End of the Rainbow & Dusty) and DARREN BENEDICT (UKIP The Musical) will play Madge and Horace and MATTHEW JAMES WILLIS
(UK tour The Mikado) will play the madcap Alberto Beddini.
Also in the cast are LEANNE GROUTAGE (Starlight Express & UK tour of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), GRANT JACKSON & MARCUS J FOREMAN. They are joined by recent graduates RHYS ASHCROFT, OLIVIA SINCLAIR and GRACE USHER.
The shows runs from December 13th - January 28th. For tickets go to http://www.upstairsatthegatehouse.com/.