8 November 2023 - 18 November 2023
Treason, an explosive new musical about the Gunpowder Plot will return to the stage this November.
Set to blow you away with stunning original folk and pop songs, this one-of-a-kind show tells one of the most intriguing tales in Britain’s history as it’s never been seen before.
Bringing with it the historic tale of division, religious persecution, and brutality, ending in an ambitious yet fateful plot to bring down both the monarchy and the government. This new British musical will be presented in a full-scale production for the first time ever.
Experience this thrilling new musical at Alexandra Palace this winter.
What's the story of Treason The Musical?
Treason is based on the notorious 1605 Gunpowder Plot in which disaffected catholics planned to assassinate the protestant English monarch King James I, by blowing up the Houses of Parliament, and installing his 9-year-old daughter Elizabeth as a Catholic head of state. Due to occur at the State Opening of Parliament on 5 November, the plot was foiled and all the men were hunted down and sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered.
Who is in the cast of Treason The Musical?
Casting is to be announced.
The production at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane featured Carrie Hope Fletcher (Martha Percy), Bradley Jaden (Thomas Percy), Simon-Anthony Rhoden (Robert Catesby), Les Dennis (Robert Cecil), Emilie Louise Israel (Eleanor Brooksby), Rebecca Lachance (Anne Vaux), Daniel Boys (King James), Cedric Neal (Earl of Northumberland), Waylon Jacobs (Jack Wright) and Adam Pearce (Thomas Wintour).
Who are the creative team of Treason The Musical?
Music by Ricky Allan, and book and lyrics by Ricky Allan and Kieran Lynn. Treason is directed by Hannah Chissick with choreography by Taylor Walker, musical supervision by Nick Pinckbeck, orchestrations by Matthew Malone, design by Ruth Sutcliffe, lighting by Simisola Majekodunmi, sound design by Tom Marshall, video design by Gina Green, casting by Harry Blumenau and dramaturgy by Hannah Chiswick.
Venue InformationAlexandra Palace Theatre, Alexandra Palace Way , London, N22 7AY
Nearest Tube or Train: Alexandra Palace
Nearest Buses: W3 or Shuttle Bus