Monday, 24 August 2015

Casting announced for The White Feather at the Union Theatre

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of new British musical The White Feather.

Directed by Andrew Keates, the production opens at the Union Theatre on 18th September (previews from 16th September) and runs until 17th October 2015.

The cast will be led by Abigail Matthews (War Horse/Evita) as Georgina Briggs and Adam Pettigrew (Wicked/Avenue Q) as Harry Briggs.

Completing the cast are: Christopher Blades as Willows, Katie Brennan as Edith, David Flynn as Adam Davey, Zac Hamilton as Brown/Edward, Cameron Leigh as Emma Cardinall, Kathryn Rutherford as Hannah Fisher and Lee Dillon Stuart as Peter Arthurs.

The White Feather is written by Ross Clark (book, music & lyrics), Andrew Keates (book), Martin Costlett (music), Dustin Conrad (music) and Matthew Strachan (music & lyrics).

The creative team is completed by: Anthony Whiteman (Choreographer), Natasha Prynne (Costume Designer), Tim McQuillen-Wright (Designer), Jennifer Bakst (Dramaturgist), Dustin Conrad (Musical Director), James Nicholson (Sound Designer), Chuck Deer (Stage Manager) and Sarah Stephenson (Voice Coach).

The White Feather tells the story of Georgina Briggs whose brother was one of over 300 allied soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War. She won’t accept the shame and she won’t let it lie. But as she fights for justice a shocking discovery awaits her.

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