Rehearsal photos are in for Death Note The Musical which opens at London Palladium this Sunday.
Following acclaimed productions in Japan and Korea Death Note THE MUSICAL will get its English language premiere with three star-studded concerts at the London Palladium on 21 & 22 August.
Following its run at the London Palladium the show will transfer to the Lyric Theatre for six performances from Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 September 2023.
Casting for the September performances is to be confirmed, but Adam Pascal won’t be transferring with the show.
The previously announced cast includes Broadway’s Adam Pascal (Rent), West End star Aimie Atkinson (Six, Pretty Woman The Musical), Rachel Clare Chan and Christian Ray Marbella (Miss Saigon), Frances Mayli McCann (Bonnie & Clyde) as Misa, Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin) as ‘L’ and Joaquin Pedro Valdes (Disney’s The Lion King) as Light.
Rounding out the cast are ensemble members Felipe Bejarano, Charlotte Coggin, Jade Copas, Eu Jin Hwang, Yojiro Ichikawa, Deena Kapadia, David Kar-Hing Lee, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung, Jojo Meredith, Marcel Li-Ping, Janine Somcio.
The musical boasts music by Frank Wildhorn (Bonnie & Clyde, Jekyll & Hyde), lyrics by Jack Murphy (The Civil War) and book by Ivan Menchell (Bonnie & Clyde, The Nanny), and this concert production will be directed and choreographed by Nick Winston.
Death Note The Musical is based on the best-selling “Death Note” Japanese manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, and had its world premiere in Tokyo Japan in 2015. It has subsequently enjoyed three sell-out seasons in Korea.
Following its run at the London Palladium the show will transfer to the Lyric Theatre for several more performances – although full casting for that run has yet to confirmed.