In Dreams is the thrilling new musical that uses the iconic music of Roy Orbison to tell a contemporary story about love, written by David West Read (Schitt’s Creek, & Juliet) and directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, In The Heights).
The show promises to be an extraordinary celebration of the power of people coming together, and a feel-good musical about love, loss and the legacy we leave behind.
The show features 20 of Roy Orbison’s greatest and most iconic songs.
In Dreams is running at Leeds Playhouse in Leeds from 3 July to 5 August 2023. This show is highly tipped to transfer to the West End, although there’s currently no confirmed news on the transfer, or any dates or venue information. Sign-up for our Email Alerts to be the first to hear.
What's the story of In Dreams?
Set in New Mexico, the story revolves around the former lead singer of a country-rock band, who, at a critical moment in her life, invites her old bandmates to join her for “the party of a lifetime” while keeping her true motivations a secret. In Dreams will take you on a joyous uplifting but also moving journey —a lyrical and comedic exploration of the universal longing for love and connection when facing challenging times.
Who is in the cast of In Dreams?
Casting to be announced.
The cast of the Leeds Playhouse production includes Broadway star and Tony Award-winner Lena Hall in the lead role of Kenna; West End star Oliver Tompsett as Ramsey; Manuel Pacific as Oscar; Gabriela García as Nicole; Sian Reese-Williams as Jane; Noël Sullivan as Donovan; Alma Cuervo as Ana Sofia; Richard Trinder as George; and Leon Craig as Tom.
Who are the creative team of In Dreams?
Music by Roy Orbison, Writer David West Read, Directtor Luke Sheppard, Choreographer Fabian Aloise, Set Design by Arnulfo Maldonado, Costume Design by Fay Fullerton, Lighting Design by Howard Hudson, Musical Supervisor Catherine Jayes, Sound Designer Tom Marshall, Musical Director Patrick Hurley, Video Designer George Reeve, Casting Director Annelie Powell CDG, Stephen Kopel Casting Director (US).