Jonny Amies, Jonathan Bentley, Adam Rhys-Charles, Carley Stenson and Desmonda Cathabel lead the cast of From Here to Eternity.
The producers of From Here to Eternity have announced casting for its forthcoming revival at the Charing Cross Theatre in London.
Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson’s musical will play at the Charing Cross Theatre from 29 October to 17 December 2022.
Casting includes Jonny Amies (Hairspray) as Maggio, Jonathan Bentley (Mamma Mia!) as Prewitt, Adam Rhys-Charles (Curtains) as Warden, Carley Stenson (Hollyoaks) as Karen, and Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Desmonda Cathabel as Lorene.
They are joined by Leonard Cook (The Play That Goes Wrong) as Judson/Colonel Delbert/cover Holmes, Kyerron Dixon-Bassey as swing, Sarah Drake (Ordinary Days) as Female U/S Lorene and Mrs Kipfer, Dominic Adam Griffin (Identical) as Soldier/cover Warden and Bloom, Cassius Hackforth as Soldier, Robin Hayward (Heathers) as Soldier/cover Prewitt, Callum Henderson (9 to 5 The Musical) as Soldier/cover Judson and Colonel Delbert, James Mateo-Salt (What the Ladybird Heard) as Soldier/cover Galovitch, Rhys Nuttall (Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens) as Galovitch, Jack Ofrecio (Boys will be Boys) as Bloom, Jaden Oshenye (The Bodyguard) as Soldier, Eve Polycarpou (Strictly Ballroom) as Mrs Kipfer, Alan Turkington (Antony and Cleopatra) as Holmes and Joseph Vella as Soldier/cover Maggio.
Directed by Brett Smock, this new production marks the first West End revival of From Here To Eternity since the musical first premiered at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October 2013. The show has been extensively re-worked in the intervening years and has had two successful stagings in the US.
Joining Brett Smock, the creative team consists of Set & Costume Designer Stewart Charlesworth, Musical Direction & Orchestrations Nick Barstow, Choreographer Cressida Carré, Lighting Designer Adam King, Projection Designer Louise Rhodes-Brown, Costume Supervisor Lucy Lawless, Casting Director Jane Deitch, and Production Manager James Anderton.
Adapted from the classic novel by James Jones, the show features music by Stuart Brayson, lyrics by Tim Rice and a book by Donald Rice and Bill Oakes. The musical tells the tale of illicit love and army life set against the backdrop of Pearl Harbor in 1941.
The show is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Bill Kenwright and Heartaches Limited General Management is by Chris Matanlé