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Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala

STOMP at London's Ambassadors Theatre recently announced it has extended booking period until 5 June 2016. The show, which has broken all previous box office records at the Ambassadors Theatre, also celebrated its 13th Birthday in the West End with a Gala Night for Teenagers on Monday 11 May. Check out a look back below!

STOMP, created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas was first performed in 1991 in Edinburgh. The show played Sadler's Wells Theatre in 1994 and won the Olivier Award for Best Choreography, before opening in New York, where it is now celebrating its 21st birthday. The European company was created in 1997 and began its London run at the Vaudeville Theatre in 2002, transferring to the Ambassadors Theatre in 2007.

One of Britain's greatest exports, Stomp has toured the globe for 22 years, playing over 20 thousand performances to more than 12 million people in 53 countries on 6 continents. There are currently fourStomp companies performing worldwide: one on tour in North America, another throughout Europe and the rest of the world, one in New York, and one in London.

In its 13 years in London's West End, Stomp has consumed over 10,000 boxes of matches, over 13,500 brooms, almost 9,000 bin lids, over 18,000 drumsticks, over 8,000 wooden poles, over 35,000 newspapers, over 6,500kg of sand, almost 260,000 litres of water and 676 gallons of floor paint. The cast of Stomp has performed 'Cecilia' with Paul Simon and Jimmy Fallon and the production is a firm celebrity favourite, with audience members having included Jodi Foster, Oprah Winfrey, Bob Dylan, Sir Ben Kingsley, Phil Collins and Stephen Fry.

STOMP performed live at the 1996 Academy Awards (the Oscars) to an estimated audience of almost 1 billion worldwide. The largest assembly of Stomp performers ever (40 performers from 12 different countries) was brought together for a specially choreographed appearance at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The cast of Stomp in London currently includes Omari Carter, Nigel Clarke, Simone Clarke, Hugo Cortes, Paul Gunter, Melanie Joseph, James Lane, Laetitia Lawrence, Serena Morgan, Paul Bend, Rob Shaw, Adam Buckley, Meloné M'Kenzy, Andrew Patrick, Paul Russell, Jasper Valentine and Simeon Weedall.

STOMP is presented in London by Yes/No Productions and Glynis Henderson Productions Limited.

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Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Vick Hope, Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry & Kristina Aleksandrova

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Vick Hope & Tom Rosenthal

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Tyger Drew-Honey

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Tallia Storm

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Steve McNicholas & Steve Cresswell

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Shaun Dooley

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Paul Clayton

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Niomi Smart

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Natascha McElhone

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Natascha McElhone

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Niomi Smart

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Maisie Smith

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Lola Daisy May Leng Taylor

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Linzi Stoppard

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Joel Fry & Kristina Aleksandrova

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Kristina Aleksandrova & Joel Fry

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Gaia (daughter) & Greg Wise

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Gaia (daughter) & Greg Wise

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Greg Wise

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Greg Austin & Abigale Cole

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Elyar Fox

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Debbie Bright

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Dani Harmer

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Dakota Blue Richards

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Ciara Baxendale

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Charley Boorman & Kinvara (daughter)

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Simeom Weedal, Paul Bend, Helene Jank, Andrew Patrick & Adam Buckley

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Helene Jenk, Serena Morgan, James Lane, Simone Clarke & Jasper Valentine

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Anna Williamson

Photo Flash: STOMP Celebrates 13th Birthday with Star-Studded Gala
Andy Jordan


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