Thursday, 10 December 2015

Further casting announced for American Idiot UK tour

Further casting has been announced for the 2016 UK tour of American Idiot.

Joining the previously confirmed Amelia Lily (Whatsername) are Alexis Gerred (Tunny), Llandyll Gove (Gerard), Lucas Rush (St Jimmy, pictured) and Steve Rushton (Will) who reprise their performances from the West End production. Final casting will be announced shortly.

The show has also extended its UK tour to July 2016. Four new venues have been added, including: the Spa Theatre, Bridlington (7-11 June), Theatre Royal, Nottingham (14-18 June), Empire Theatre, Liverpool (21-25 June) and the Grand Opera House, Belfast (28 June – 2 July). 

Other previously confirmed venues for the UK tour include the Curve Theatre, Leicester (19-26 March), the Churchill Theatre, Bromley (30 March – 2 April), Palace Theatre, Manchester (5-9 April), New Theatre, Cardiff (19-23 April), Kings Theatre, Portsmouth (26-30 April), New Theatre, Oxford (3-7 May), New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham (10-14 May), Exeter Northcott Theatre (18-22 May), Sunderland Empire (24-28 May) and King’s Theatre, Glasgow (31 May – 4 June).

American Idiot is directed and choreographed by Racky Plews and musical supervision is by Richard Morris. The musical recently won five Broadway World Awards. 

Photo Credit: Darren Bell

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