Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Casting announced for world premiere of new musical adaptation of Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Nick Hayes and Jessica Daley
It has been announced that a new musical adaptation of Tess of the D’Urbervilles will receive its world premiere at the New Wimbledon Studio. 

Press material states that "Thomas Hardy’s masterpiece is brought thrillingly to the stage in a new full-length musical adaptation, full of drama, colour and passion."

The show has book, music and lyrics by Alex Loveless. Directed by Chris Loveless, the production runs at the New Wimbledon Studio between 2nd and 27th September 2014.

Leading the cast is Nick Hayes (Footloose / Legally Blonde) as Angel alongside Martin Neely (Les Misérables / Taboo) as Alec and Jessica Daley (Mamma Mia! / Kiss of the Spider Woman) as Tess.

The cast of actor musicians also includes: Luka Bjelis, Catherine Digges, Marc Geoffrey, Emma Harrold, Sarah Kate Howarth, Guy Hughes, Jessica Millward and Alex Wingfield.

Photo Credit: Michael Brydon

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