Casting has been announced for the immersive, 360-degree live concert experience Tarantino Live: Fox Force Five & The Tyranny of Evil Men at Riverside Studios.
The European debut of LA-based theatre company For The Record’s hit show starts previews on 6 June 2023, running for 10 weeks only until 13 August 2023.
The show is billed as a cinematic, 360-degree rock n roll playground, and a one-of-a-kind, adrenaline-fueled, genre-bending theatrical performance, which brings together Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino’s most iconic film scenes, with live rock ‘n’ roll renditions of the legendary songs from his movies.
The show stars actress and singer/songwriter Tara Lee leading ‘The Fox Force Five’ as Mia from Pulp Fiction – and her alter ego Beatrix Kiddo from Kill Bill.
Tara is joined by two-time Olivier Award-winner George Maguire as Vincent – who is a mashup of Vincent Vega from Pulp Fiction, Rick Dalton from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Mr. Pink from Reservoir Dogs; Karen Mav (Dreamgirls) as Jackie Brown; X Factor UK favourite Anton Stephans as Jules from Pulp Fiction, and Ordell from Jackie Brown; Britain’s Got Talent and Artful Dodger singer Lifford Shillingford as Marsellus from Pulp Fiction, and Django from Django Unchained; the West End’s Mark Isherwood (Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!) as Bill – a mix of Bill from Kill Bill, Col. Hans Landa from Inglourious Basterds, and two Stuntmen: Mike from Death Proof and Cliff from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; and James Byous as Butch from Pulp Fiction, plus Lt. Aldo Raine from Inglourious Basterds and Dr. King Schultz from Django Unchained.
Other ‘Foxes’ include Maeva Feitelson as Fabienne from Pulp Fiction, and Shosanna Dreyfus from Inglourious Basterds; Cleo Caetano as Butterfly from Death Proof, and her alter ego Santanico Pandemonium from From Dusk Till Dawn; Sha Dessi as O-ren Ishii from Kill Bill, and Pussycat from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; Katie Tonkinson as Sadie from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; and Samara Casteallo as Nikki – inspired by Vernita Green’s daughter in Kill Bill, the imagined hero of a future Kill Bill 3.
Alongside the ‘Foxes’ are Ben Mabberley as Tex from Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, and Samuel Nicholas as Marvin from Pulp Fiction.
The vintage rock band of Reservoir Dogs is lead by Alexander Zane playing the role of Clarence, inspired by Tarantino’s very first film, My Best Friend’s Birthday, and first Hollywood script True Romance.
Tarantino Live is adapted by Anderson Davis and Sumie Maeda, and directed by Anderson Davis.
The wider creative team includes associate director and choreographer Sumie Maeda, musical supervisior and arrangements by Jesse Vargas, vocal design by AnnMarie Milazzo, scenic design by Matthew Steinbrenner, lighting design by Chris Davey, sound design by Ben Harrison, costume design by Steve Mazurek, video design by Perry Freeze and casting by Harry Blumenau.
The show is produced by “For The Record” Founder/Executive Producer Shane Scheel, UK Executive Producer Paul Crewes and UK Producer Gareth Richards.