New Adventures has announced the cast of their forthcoming Christmas production of Edward Scissorhands at Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
Full casting has been announced for the Sadler’s Wells Christmas season of Edward Scissorshands, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne.
Running from Tuesday 2 December 2014 to Sunday 11 January 2015, this magical show is based on the hit movie starring Johnny Depp and is a spectacular modern fairy tale.
The title role will be played by Dominic North, who returns to the role that earned him a Best Male Dancer National Dance Award nomination.
Joining him in the role of Edward will be rising dance star Liam Mower. Mower was recently seen returning to Billy Elliot – the show that made his name – for the special Billy Elliot Live gala performance. Liam’s other shows for New Adventures include The Prince in Swan Lake and Count Lilac in Sleeping Beauty.
Playing Edward’s sweetheart, Kim Boggs, will be Ashley Shaw, who has played the Principal roles of Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, Sugar in Nutcracker! and Cinderella for New Adventures, and Katy Lowenhoff, who has played Clara in Nutcracker! and Hibernia in Sleeping Beauty for New Adventures.
Returning to the production in her original role as Peg Boggs will be Etta Murfitt, joined by Madelaine Brennan, another original cast member who will also play Peg Boggs, Joyce Monroe and her created role, Tiffany Covitt. Saranne Curtin returns to the Company to play the role of Joyce Monroe.
Other cast include Tom Clark, Dominic Lamb, Leon Moran, Tim Hodges, Jack Jones, Danny Collins, Gavin Persand, Gareth Charlton, Cindy Ciunfrini, Tom Davies, Pia Driver, Nicole Kabera, Mari Kamata, Daisy May Kemp, Dena Lague, Chris Neumann And Edwin Ray, Will Bozier, Steph Elstob, Harry Francis, Bethany Pike, Katelyn Severn, Alex Sturman and Katie Webb.
Based on the classic Tim Burton film and featuring the beautiful and unforgettable music by Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, this touching love story tells the bittersweet story of a boy created by a lonely inventor who dies leaving him alone and unfinished. Left with only scissors for hands, Edward must find his place in a strange suburban world where the well meaning community struggle to see past his appearance to the innocence and gentleness within.