West End and Broadway star John Owen-Jones is the latest name to join the starry cast of new musical Mimma.
Mimma, a new musical of war and friendship, featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra is performed for one special, semi-staged gala concert performance only, at Cadogan Hall, on 28 February 2022.
John Owen-Jones, the youngest actor to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and a record holder for the number of performances as Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera will play the role of Lorenzo, a nightclub owner in London.
Previously announced cast members include Sir David Suchet (Poirot, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, All My Sons), Louise Dearman (Wicked, Evita) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera).
Also joining are Ashley Riches (Carmen, The Pirates of Penzance), the renowned operatic baritone, who will play Aldo Marini, and the award-winning soprano Elena Xanthoudakis (Don Giovanni, Dido and Aeneas) playing Ada Marini.
Orana Productions Ltd, Producer and Presenter of the Mimma Charity Concert, will donate 100% of ticket proceeds to The Prince’s Trust. The total amount donated to The Prince’s Trust is expected to be £65,000. The Prince’s Trust is a registered charity incorporated by Royal Charter in England and Wales (1079675) and Scotland (SC041198).
Mimma’s creative team includes Ron Siemiginowski (Composer & Producer), Giles Watson (Librettist) and Luke Fredericks (Director). The BBC Concert Orchestra will be conducted by renowned British conductor and orchestrator, Richard Balcombe (Musical Director & Orchestrator).
Mimma The Musical will run on 28 February 2022 at Cadogan Hall, London. Tickets on sale here.