Disney's Hercules at the Neue Flora Hamburg Germany. Stage Entertainment. Photo by Johan Persson

Disney’s Hercules to play the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that their new production of Disney’s Hercules is coming to London.

Disney’s Hercules will play the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London from Summer 2025.

The show is currently playing the Neue Flora theare in Hamburg, Germany produced by Stage Entertainment.

This new production is based on Disney’s classic 1997 animated movie, and has songs by Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award winners Alan Menken (music) and David Zippel (lyrics), including new songs written specially for the show, plus music from the movie including “Go the Distance”.

The book is by Tony Award winners Robert Horn (Tootsie) and Kwame Kwei-Armah, outgoing Young Vic Artistic Director.

Photos: Disney’s Hercules in Hamburg – Production pictures

Casting for the London run is to be announced.

The German production of Disney’s Hercules currently stars Benét Monteiro as Hercules, Hope Maine as Hercules Alternating, Mae Ann Jorolan as Meg, Leslie Beehann as Calliope, Chasity Crisp as Thalia, Venolia as Terpsichore, UZOH as Clio, Shekinah Mcfarlane as Melpomene, Kristofer Weinstein Storey as Phil, Detlef Leistenschneider as Hades, Mario Saccoccio as Charles, and Andre Haedicke as Heinz.

The creative team includes director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw (Disney’s Aladdin), costume designers Gregg Barnes and Sky Switser, set designer Dane Laffrey, video designer George Reeve, with additional video design by Dane Laffrey, co-choreographer Tanisha Scott, lighting designer Jeff Croiter, sound designer Kai Harada, puppet designer James Oritz, hairstyles and wigs by Mia M. Neal, makeup by Kirk Cambridge-Del Pesche, special effects by Jeremy Chernick, music supervisor and arranger Michael Kosarin, orchestrations by Danny Troob and Joseph Joubert, and dance arrangements by David Chase.

In November last year at the Royal Variety Performance, during a special 100th anniversary celebration of Disney, the Five Muses from Hercules performed “Zero to Hero” from the show.

Disney’s Hercules will play the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane in summer 2025.

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📷 Main photo: Disney's Hercules at the Neue Flora Hamburg Germany. Stage Entertainment. Photo by Johan Persson

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1 thought on “Disney’s Hercules to play the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London”

  1. Hopefully the director can’t ruin this one like they did with Aladdin. Hope not as really looking forward to Hercules!

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