STAGE TUBE: First Look at DADDY LONG LEGS at the St. James Theatre

By: Nov. 19, 2012
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John Caird's production of DADDY LONG LEGS is now playing at London's newest theatre complex, the St. James Theatre. DADDY LONG LEGS will run at the St. James Theatre until 08 December. Robert Adelman Hancock and Megan McGinnis will reprise the roles of Jervis Pendleton and Jerusha Abbott. Check out the video!

Book is by John Caird with music and lyrics by Paul Gordon; musical supervision and orchestrations by Brad Haak, with additional orchestrations by Paul Gordon; designs by David Farley; lighting design by Paul Toben and sound design by Andrew Bruce. DADDY LONG LEGS is based on the novel by Jean Webster and is bought to the London by St. James Productions in association with Rubicon Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Gem Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, TheatreWorks, David Elzer and Executive Producer Michael Jackowitz.

Robert Adelman Hancock originated the role of Jervis Pendleton on the US tour of DADDY LONG LEGS in 2009. His extensive theatrical credits include the role of Sky in the US national tour of Mamma Mia!; Fiddler on the Roof at the Rubicon Theatre, California; James Joyce's the Dead at the Court Theatre, Chicago; A Christmas Carol at the Westport Country Playhouse, Connecticut; the world premiere of Muscle for the Pegasus Players, Chicago and Hair at the Hangar Theatre. TV and film credits include Royal Pains, Guiding Light and The Liver.

Megan McGinnis originated the role of Jerusha Abbott on the US tour of DADDY LONG LEGS for which she won the 2010 LA Ovation Award and the 2010 Cincinnati Acclaim Award for Lead Actress in a Musical, the 2010 Indy Award (Santa Barbara) for Performance and the 2011 Elliot Norton Award (Boston) for Outstanding Performance in a Musical. Her credits on Broadway areLes Misérables, Little Women, Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Parade and The Diary of Anne Frank. Further theatre credits are Fiddler on the Roof, James Joyce's the Dead and The Sound of Music on US national tours. Her film credits include The Look, Anywhere But Here, Strong Island Boys and A Goofy Movie and television credits include Wings; Blossom; Blossom in Paris; Sister, Sister and Dear John.

The St. James Theatre is located at 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA You may reach The Box Office at 0844 264 2140. You may follow the theatre on their website, Facebook, or Twitter. For more information about DADDY LONG LEGS please visit the production's website.

No additional fees are charged when booking tickets at the St. James Theatre box office or online at - only £1 postage per order.


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