The full cast of Close Up – The Twiggy Musical has been announced for its world premiere production at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London.
She joins a cast that will include Lauren Azania AJ King-Yombo (Kay), Matt Corner (Justin de Villeneuve), Darren Day (Michael Witney), Beth Devine (Sally), Aoife Dunne (Cindy), Hannah-Jane Fox(Nell Hornby), and Steven Serlin (Norman Hornby), with Emma-Katie Adcock, Liam Buckland, Harriet Bunton, Leanne Garretty, Luke Johnson, David McIntosh, Danny Nattrass, Sydney Spencer, and Karen Walker.
Written and directed by Ben Elton (We Will Rock You), Close Up – The Twiggy Musical will run from 27 September at the Menier Chocolate Factory, booking to 18 November 2023.
Ben Elton charts British supermodel Twiggy’s journey from becoming the face of London’s swinging Sixties, to the global stage; and the score features the hits that have been the soundtrack to Twiggy’s life.
The show’s creative team also includes Choreography by Jacob Fearey; Set and Video Design by Tim Bird; Costume Design by Jonathan Lipman; Sound Design by Gregory Clarke; and Musical Supervision, Direction and Orchestrations by Stuart Morley.
Following Close Up will be the Menier and Umeda Arts Theater’s co-production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Pacific Overtures, directed by Matthew White.