Rehearsal images are in for The Witches of Eastwick in Concert which will be staged at the Sondheim Theatre later this month.
The cast is led by Carrie Hope Fletcher (Cinderella) as Susie, Natasha J Barnes (Funny Girl) as Alexandra, Laura Pitt-Pulford (Falsettos, Gypsy) as Jane, John Partridge (EastEnders, La Cage aux Folles), as Darryl Van Horne, Claire Moore as Felicia Gabriel, Nathan Amzi as Clyde Gabriel, Alfie Friedman as Michael Spofford and Chrissie Bhima as Jennifer Gabriel.
Claire Moore (The Girls, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables) will play Felicia Gabriel, Nathan Amzi (In the Heights, Heathers, Jesus Christ Superstar) will play Clyde Gabriel, Alfie Friedman (The Undeclared War on Channel 4, Maria Friedman and Friends – Legacy) will play Michael Spofford and Chrissie Bhima (2022 Arts Ed graduate currently performing in Lift at Southwark Playhouse) will play Jennifer Gabriel.
The ensemble will include Lydia Bannister, Isabel Canning, Aoife Dunn, Christopher Howell, Emma Knudsen, Martin McCarthy, Benjamin Mundy, Emily Ooi, Joshua Robinson, Rachel Spurrell and Rafe Watts. They will be accompanied by The Guildford School of Acting (GSA) Choir.
The Witches of Eastwick has a book and lyrics by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe, based on the novel by John Updike and the Warner Brothers motion picture. This will be the first time the musical has been seen in London since it originally played at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2000, transferring to the Prince of Wales Theatre in 2001.
Directed by Olivier Award-winning Maria Friedman, The Witches of Eastwick has musical staging by Chrissie Cartwright, musical direction by Isaac McCullough, costume design by Jonathan Lipman, lighting design by Simon Sherriff, sound design by Adam Fisher, associate direction by Jack McCann and associate musical direction by Mike Steel.
The Witches of Eastwick in Concert will be held at the Sondheim Theatre on Monday 20 June 2022.