Monday, 29 February 2016

GOSSIP: Derek Hough, Daniel Crossley & Jennie Dale to star in Singin' in the Rain on Broadway

E! have reported that Derek Hough (Dancing With The Stars) will play Don Lockwood in the upcoming Broadway production of Singin' in the Rain.

Producer Harvey Weinstein is transferring Théâtre du Châtelet's hit production of the show to the Great White Way in 2017, with dates and a theatre to be confirmed.

Weinstein reportedly made the announcement at the Weinstein Company's annual pre-Oscar dinner at the Montage in Beverly Hills after Hough performed two numbers from the show.

In addition, the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye has reported that West End actors Daniel Crossley and Jennie Dale will also appear in Singin' in the Rain on Broadway.

Crossley starred as Cosmo Brown at Theatre du Chatelet having previously played the role at the Chichester Festival Theatre and in the West End whilst Dale, who recently appeared as Deb in Elf The Musical at the Dominion Theatre, played Dora at Theatre du Chatelet.

Directed by Robert Carsen, this production of Singin' in the Rain premiered in Paris in 2015. Choreography is by Stephen Mear.

Please note an official casting announcement is yet to be made.

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