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As summer breaks across the West End, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into. With the summer holidays upon us, a host of family-friendly shows will add additional matinees in, so keep your eyes peeled for that.
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News and Gossip
Stephen Schwartz’s The Prince of Egypt will have its world premiere in London next year – and the principal cast has now been announced.
Luke Brady, who is best known for playing Anthony Hope in Jonathan Kent’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, will play Moses. Liam Tamne, who joins the cast as Ramses, recently starred in the South Bank Centre’s The Light in the Piazza and previously appeared on TV show The Voice. Christine Allado plays Tzipporah and was last seen in the West End in Hamilton as Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds. Alexia Khadime, who has starred in West End musicals such as Wicked, The Lion King, Les Misérables and The Book of Mormon, completes the principle cast as Miriam.
Gary Wilmot, Joe Dixon, Debbie Kurup, Adam Pearce, Tanisha Spring and Silas Wyatt-Barke have also been confirmed.
Over at the Savoy Theatre in 9 to 5 the Musical, it has been confirmed that Amber Davies – the Love Island winner who made her West End debut in the musical in the role of Judy earlier this year – will play her final performance on 31 August before she joins the cast of the UK touring production.
Bonnie Langford, Brian Conley, Caroline Sheen and Natalie McQueen will also extend their runs in the musical, however, with Langford, Sheen and McQueen continuing in the show until 11 January 2020 and Conley performing until November.
Amber Davis will be replaced by Chelsea Halfpenny from 2 September.
Meanwhile, Hollywood star James McAvoy will star in a revival of Cyrano de Bergerac, adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Jamie Lloyd at the Playhouse Theatre – stay tuned for more details.
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