Thursday, 20 November 2014

Full casting announced for Singin' in the Rain at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Casting has been announced for Ovation's production of Singin' in the Rain. The musical opens at Upstairs at the Gatehouse on 19th December 2014 (previews from 17th December) and runs until 25th January 2015.

Simon Adkins (Viva Forever/Jersey Boys, pictured right) will lead the cast as Don Lockwood. He will star alongside Frankie Jenna (Candide/Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Kathy Selden and Paul Harwood as Cosmo Brown.

The cast also includes: Thea Jo Wolfe as Lina Lamont, Nick Barclay as R F Simpson and Samuel Haughton as Roscoe Dexter. Martin Steven Carlton, Lindsay Atherton, Vicky Longland, Emily Wigley, Will Ferris and Matt Jolly complete the cast.

John Plews directs with musical direction by Matt Ramplin, choreography by Chris Whittaker, design by Sarah June Mills, lighting by Aaron J Dootson and sound by Jon Raper.

Singin’ in the Rain tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen found its voice and left silent movies behind. Based on one of the world’s best-loved movies the show features all the songs from the glorious MGM score including: Good Morning, Make ‘em Laugh, Moses Supposes and the classic Singin’ in the Rain.

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