Producers of Back to the Future The Musical have released a first look photo of Theatre actor Cory English in the role of ‘Doctor Emmett Brown’.
Cory will play the role for 6 weeks only from 23 November 2022 to 3 January 2023, covering for Tony Award winner Roger Bart.
Cory joins Ben Joyce as Marty McFly, Amber Davies as Lorraine Baines McFly, Oliver Nicholas as George McFly, Jordan Benjamin as Goldie Wilson, Harry Jobson as Biff Tannen, Sophie Naglik as Jennifer Parker, Gary Trainor as Strickland, Will Haswell as alternate Marty McFly and Dave McFly and Emma Lloyd as Linda McFly.
Tony Award winner Roger Bart, who originated the role of Doc Brown, will return to the show on 5 January 2023. His final performance in London will be 20 March 2023 after which he will lead the cast of the Broadway production, which begins performances at Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on 30 June 2023 with an official opening on 3 August 2023.
Cory English played Max Bialystock in the West End and UK Touring productions of The Producers, directed by Susan Stroman, and his other credits include Sleepless at Troubadour Theatre Wembley Park, She Loves Me at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Igor in Young Frankenstein on Broadway and in the West End, and Benny Southstreet in Michael Grandage’s West End production of Guys & Dolls.
Back to the Future is the critically acclaimed Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical, based on the much-loved movie starring Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as Dr Emmett Brown.