Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Stomp extends West End booking to June 2016

The West End production of Stomp has extended its West End booking period to 5th June 2016. 

The show, which has broken all previous box office records at the Ambassadors Theatre, will be celebrating its 13th birthday in the West End with a gala night for teenagers on Monday 11th May.

Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, Stomp 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.

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 four Stomp 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 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, MelonĂ© M’Kenzy, Andrew Patrick, Paul Russell, Jasper Valentine and Simeon Weedall. 

Photo Credit: Steve McNicholas

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