EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - LIFE THROUGH A LENS Premieres Tonight in the West End

EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - LIFE THROUGH A LENS Premieres Tonight in the West End

Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens stars: David Albury (Jimmy), Natalie Anderson (Tara), Andy Barke (Ensemble), Rhiannon Duncan(Lust/Ensemble), Zeph Gould (CEO/Sloth/Ensemble), Michael Greco (Miles Mason), Kurt Kansley (Jimmy's Father/Envy/Ensemble), Stevie Mahoney (Ensemble), Niamh Perry (Pandora), Cassie Rogers (Ensemble), Lauren Stroud (Ensemble), Jahrel Thomas (AidWorker/Gluttony/Ensemble), Manny Tsakanika(Ensemble) and Ella-RoseWhitehouse (Ensemble).

The World Premiere of Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens will run at the St. James Theatre,for a limited season, from tonight 16 July until 27 August 2016,with press night on Thursday 28 July 2016.

The book for this newmusical was written by Mike Dyer, with Quentin Russell as scriptconsultant and dramaturgy by Phil Willmott, who is also directing thisWorld Premiere. Mike Dyer has also written the lyrics & music withco-writersPhilip Cohen, Vince Hudson, Fred Johanson, ClaytonMoss, Charles Olins, Sara Eker Peller, Mark Street andAdrian Wyatt.

Exposure The Musical has a unique partnership with Getty Images, enablingthe production to feature iconic and compelling imagery from one of the world'smost remarkable collections.

Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens will have choreographyby Lindon Barr, set and video design by Timothy Bird, costumedesign by Carla Goodman, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound designby Ben Harrison, musical direction by Mark Collins and casting byAnne Vosser.

Young photographer Jimmy Tucker faces the biggest and most excitingchallenge of his life when a stranger commissions him to find and shoot the sevendeadly sins alive and kicking in modern London.

But in a break-neck race through the night, a series of extraordinaryencounters involving girlfriends, family history and the intoxicating cult ofcelebrity begin to reveal that there's a whole lot more at stake than justmoney.

Weaving a breathtaking, contemporary score around a dazzlingly wittyportrait of the price of fame, EXPOSURE is an electrifying and brilliantlyoriginal new musical that will capture your heart...and just maybe yoursoul.

Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens is produced byCamera Theatre Productions Ltd.

David Albury's (Jimmy) stage credits include Only The Brave at the WalesMillennium Centre, The Lion, TheWitch and The Wardrobe at Birmingham Rep, You Won't Succeed on Broadway if You Don'tHave Any Jews at the St. James Theatre & Tel Aviv, Love Story at the UnionTheatre, Porgy and Bess atRegent's Park Open Air Theatre, Bareat Greenwich Theatre and TheLion King on UK Tour.

Natalie Anderson (Tara) is bestknown as series regular Alicia in Emmerdaleand from a regular fashion presenting slot on ITV's This Morning. Nataliewas last on stage in Wickedat the Apollo Victoria Theatre and her other screen credits include NurseStella Davenport in The Royal (seriesregular - ITV), Francesca in The Biz,Alex Corby in Dalziel and Pascoe,Justine Lake in Holby City, Joanne in Wire in the Blood, Ewa in Freight and Your Face Sounds Familiar.

Andy Barke's (Ensemble) stagecredits include Jesus Christ Superstar on a UK/German Tour, StarlightExpress on tour in the UK/Asia and Germany, Peter Pan at theMayflower Theatre, Southampton, Peter Pan at the Grand Canal Theatre,Dublin, Robin Hood for Qdos Pantomimes/Jonathan Kiley, Cinderella for Qdos Pantomimes/ RussellLabey and The Tempest for The Complete Works Creative Co.

Rhiannon Duncan's (Lust/Ensemble) stage creditsinclude Greasethe Arena Spectacular on Worldwide Arena Tour, Jack & the Beanstalk at RiversideTheatre, Vicycle- Breakin Convention atSadlers Wells, Hippodrome Summer &Water Spectacular, Singing with theStars at the Royal Albert Hall and BreakinConvention on an American, African and Luxembourg Tour. Rhiannon's other creditsinclude performing at The Brit Awards withRihanna & Drake, Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball - Union J, Capital FMSummer Time Ball- Kiesza, If I Go -Ella Eyre music video, and CelebrityMillennium.

Zeph Gould's (CEO/Sloth/Ensemble) stage creditsinclude SnowWhite & The Seven Dwarfs at Swansea Grand Theatre,Welsh Musical Theatre Orchestra on UK Tour, Rent for BristolFringe Theatre, Taboo at Brixton Club House, The Wizard of Oz atthe London Palladium, Carousel at the Savoy Theatre, Sweet Charityat Sheffield Crucible, Rent at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Catsat the New London Theatre, Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyceum Theatre,Jumpers at Birmingham Rep and The Pirates of Penzance on aUK Tour. Zeph's screen credits include Doctor Who, Caerdydd, Pobl y Cwm,Shadow of the Valleys, 28 Weeks Later, Pride and Prejudice, andAtlantis.

Michael Greco (Miles Mason)is most recognized for playing Beppe Di Marco in EastEnders. Michael's stage credits include All's Well That Ends Well on UK Tour, Don Juan at Battersea Arts Centre, Much Ado About Nothing at Southwark Playhouse, Biloxi Blues at Salisbury Playhouse and a guest star run as BillyFlynn in Chicago's original West Endproduction. Michael's other screen credits include Chasing Shadows, Revenge,Bill Staton in Hatfields and McCoys, NIL,TheMeeting, Fat Slags, Golden Hour, Murder in Mind, Faith InFuture and Doctors.

Kurt Kansley's (Jimmy'sFather/Envy/Ensemble) stage credits include Hair at Al Hirschfeld Theatre, The Lion King in Australia/West End, Rock Around the Clock on a UK Tour, The 12 Tenors on a UKTour, Hair at the Piccadilly Theatre,Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre,Ragtime at the The Landor, A Midsummer Night's Dream atthe Open Air Theatre, Regents Park, The Love-Girl and the Innocent atSouthwark Playhouse and Sweet Bird of Youth at The Old Vic.

Stevie Mahoney (Ensemble) wasresident director on the touring production of Thriller Live and will make her West End debut in Exposure The Musical.

Niamh Perry's (Pandora)stage credits include Mamma Mia! onan international Tour and at the Prince of Wales Theatre, The Beautiful Game atThe Union Theatre, Sweeney Todd at the Manchester Royal Exchange/WestYorkshire Playhouse,The Little Prince at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, LoveNever Dies at the Adelphi Theatre, A Song Cycle For Soho atSoho Theatre and Only The Brave at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.Niamh's screen credits include I'd Do Anything,Frankenstein'sWedding and Out Of The Blue.

Cassie Roger's(Ensemble) was last on stage in ThrillerLive at the Lyric Theatre and on World tour. Cassie's screen credits include Nick Helms Heavy Entertainment, Catfish, The Bottlemen, and the Channel4 Comedy Gala.

Lauren Stroud's (Ensemble) stage credits include Hairspray ona UK Tour, Dance Til' Dawn on a UKTour, Wicked at the Apollo VictoriaTheatre, 9 to 5 on a UK Tour, Grease on a UK Tour, Hairspray on a UK Tour, Disney's High School Musical on a UK Tour, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the LondonPalladium, LES MISERABLES at the PalaceTheatre, Annie on a UK Tour, and The Twits on a UK Tour. Lauren was last on screen in It's a Girl Thing (Channel 4).

Jahrel Thomas' (Aid Worker, Gluttony, Ensemble) stage credits include The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, and Fame at the Wyvern Theatre/Alexandra Theatre. Jahrel's screen credits include Got to Dance.

Manny Tsakanika's (Ensemble) was last on stage in Breakin'Convention on a UK Tour and Exposure The Musical will be his WestEnd debut.

Ella-Rose Whitehouse (Ensemble) will be making her professionalstage debut with Exposure The Musical.

Mike Dyer (Book, Lyrics & Music) has extensiveexperience in the music industry both as a performer and writer. He has touredthe world as a singer with his own bands Tokyo and Rhode Island Red, performingwith world class acts includingThin Lizzy, Iron Maiden, Bon Jovi, Red HotChilli Peppers and Black Sabbath. As a writer he has worked withstar names including Diana Ross, Huey Lewis and Eric Clapton. Heplayed the Narrator in the multi-award winning musical Blood Brothers, with further stage work including Jesus ChristSuperstar (Pilate/Caiaphas) and Notre Dame de Paris (Frollo/Quasimodo). Mike is also known for playing Casey Hogan, in EastEnders.

Phil Willmott (Director/Dramaturg) is a multi-awardwinning director, artistic director, playwright, composer, librettist, teacher,dramaturg, arts journalist and actor. He has worked in theatres across theworld on everything from classical drama, musicals and family shows to cabaretand cutting edge new writing including notable productions at LiverpoolEveryman and Playhouse, Sheffield Crucible, The National Theatre Studio,Nottingham Playhouse, in the West End and for ten years as an associate artistat B.A.C. He is Artistic Director of his own multi award winning theatrecompany The Steam Industry (incorporating The Finborough Theatre and The Scoopamphitheatre on the South Bank) and also works as a broadcaster, artsjournalist, playwright, lyricist and composer. He's been a recipient of a PeterBrook award for innovation and entertaining theatre for his classical andfamily shows, a UK Theatre Award for outstanding musical production,WhatsOnStage award nominations for best regionaland Off West End productions, a Brooks Atkinson/Royal Court award in New Yorkfor playwriting and 4 Spirit of Broadway Awards.

LISTINGS

EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - LIFE THROUGH A LENS

ST. JAMES THEATRE

16 JULY - 27 AUGUST 2016

Performances:

Monday - Saturday at 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday at 2.30pm

Press Night:

Thursday 28 July 2016 at 7.00pm

Ticket Prices:

Reduced Price Tickets from 16 July - 23 July will be£40 and under

Tickets from 25 July - 27 August will be from £15

Address:

St. James Theatre, 12 Palace St, London SW1E 5JA, UK

Main Booking Line:

0844 264 2140

Twitter: @MusicalExposure

Website: www.exposurethemusical.com

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