Rebecca Thornhill and Evelyn Hoskins will star as Mama Rose and Louise in The Mill at Sonning Theatre’s revival of Gypsy.
Rebecca Thornhill’s extensive West End career includes Mrs Wormwood in Matilda, Karen Holmes in From Here to Eternity, Mrs Banks in Mary Poppins, Roxie Hart in Chicago, Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime, Vicki Nichols in The Full Monty and Sukie Rougemont in The Witches of Eastwick.
Evelyn Hoskins played Dawn in Waitress and Thea in Spring Awakening in the West End, Bonnie in Bonnie & Clyde at The Other Palace and Carrie in the musical Carrie at Southwark Playhouse.
Gypsy, the story of burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee and her ultimate showbiz mother, Rose boasts a fabulous score by Jules Style and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim, including the memorable songs ‘Let Me Entertain You’, ‘Everything’s Coming Up Roses’, ‘You Gotta Have a Gimmick’, ‘Some People’ and ‘All You Need Is The Girl’.
This eagerly awaited production will be created by director Joseph Pitcher, musical arranger & musical director Francis Goodhand, design by Jason Denvir, costume design Natalie Titchener, lighting Design Nic Farman, casting by Pearson Casting.
Running from 24 May – 15 July 2023, Gypsy is the highlight of The Mill at Sonning Theatre 2023 season which includes Hay Fever (16 Mar-13 May), Dazzling Divas (19-29 Jul), How The Other Half Loves (10 Aug-23 Sep), It’s Her Turn Now (28 Sep-18 Nov) and High Society (29 Nov-20 Jan 2024).