Full casting has been announced for On The Town at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
BBC 1 Strictly Come Dancing finalist Danny Mac, Fred Haig and Jeremy Taylor will lead the cast, playing the three sailors, originally played in the film version by Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules Munshin.
Siena Kelly, Lizzy Connolly and Miriam-Teak Lee take the roles of Ivy, Hildy and Claire, originally played in the film version by Vera-Ellen, Betty Garrett and Ann Miller.
Also joining the cast are Maggie Steed as Madame Dilly, Naoko Mori as Lucy Schmeeler, Rodney Earl Clarke as The Workman and Mark Heenehan as Judge Pitkin.
Based on a concept by Jerome Robbins, the show is set in 1944, with a trio of sailors arriving in New York City for 24 hours of shore leave, eager to see the sights and meet pretty girls.
Directed and choreographed by Olivier award-winner Drew McOnie, the show is designed by Peter McKintosh, with musical supervision by Tom Deering, lighting by Howard Hudson and sound by Nick Lidster.
On the Town will run from 19 May 2017 until 1 July 2017 at Regents Park Open Air Theatre.