Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Nutcracker! The Musical.
The show puts a modern musical theatre twist on the classic ETA Hoffmann tale and Tchaikovsky’s soaring classical music.
Directed by Ollie Fielding, Nutcracker! The Musical has music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, book and lyrics by Nancy Holson plus arrangements by Bruce Kiesling and Paul Rigano.
The show opens at the Pleasance Theatre in London on 9th December 2015 (previews from 8th December) and runs to 3rd January 2016.
The cast includes Maria Coyne (Wicked/Rocky Horror, pictured) as Marie, Kris Webb (A Doll’s House) as Drosselmier, Jamie Birkett (Cross Purpose) as Mouseyrinks, Peter Nash (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) as Christian Elias/The Nutcracker Prince and Anne Marcuson (Curious Incident) as Dr Stahlbaum/Queen Wanda.
Completing the cast are: Henry Wyrley-Birch; Leigh Rhiannon Coggins; Samuel Haughton; Meg Matthews; Annabel Edwards; Helen Reuben; Matthew Ives; Ben Stacey, Matthieu Hauret.
Musical direction is by Robert Hazle with design by Eleanor Field and choreography by Alejandro Postigo.