Young actress Cynthia Erivo joins the cast of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
Cynthia trained at RADA and has won a number of high profile roles including starring as Celie in the recent production of A Color Purple at the Menier Chocolate Factory which is transferring to Broadway and the short lived I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical .
Other roles includes LIFT at the Soho Theatre, the UK tour of Sister Act the Musical, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre, The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain, I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky and Marine Parade.
Cynthia is also a solo music artist who writes and records her own material.
Cynthia will play the love interest Rosemary, to Jonathan Groff’s ambitious aspiring businessman J. Pierrepont Finch. Also featuring will be Hannah Waddingham as Heddy LaRue, Clarke Peters as J B Biggley, Clive Rowe as Mr Twimble, Ashley Robinson as Bud Frump and Amy Ellen Richardson as Smitty
This classic Broadway song and dance show will be directed by Jonathan Butterell and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is a one-off concert production which will be performed on 19 May 2015 the Royal Festival Hall.