Classic romantic comedy Sleepless In Seattle comes to life on stage in the world premiere of SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance at London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.
Based on smash-hit romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, this new stage adaptation is a heartwarming musical where hearing just a few simple words on the radio can be all it takes to fall in love.
Jay McGuiness (Big The Musical, The Wanted), Kimberley Walsh(Big The Musical, Elf, Girls Aloud) and Daniel Casey (Midsomer Murders) will star as Sam, Annie and Walter. They are joined by Harriet Thorpe (The Brittas Empire, Absolutely Fabulous), Tania Mathurin (Come From Away) and Jake Sharp (School Of Rock).
SLEEPLESS features a book by Michael Burdett, music by Robert Scott and lyrics by Brendan Cull, and will be directed by Morgan Young.
SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance is booking from 25 August 2020 until 27 September 2020 at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London.
What’s the Story?
Sleepless tells the heart-warming tale of Sam, who moves to Seattle with his eight year-old son, Jonah, following the tragic death of his wife.
When Jonah phones a radio show, Sam is forced to talk about his broken heart and sleepless nights live on air, and he suddenly finds himself one of the most sought after single men in America and a great news story for feisty journalist Annie on the opposite side of the country.
With love in the airwaves, will they be able to make a real connection?
Who’s in it? Sleepless: A Musical Romance Cast
Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh and Daniel Casey will star as Sam, Annie and Walter alongside Harriet Thorpe as Eleanor, Tania Mathurin as Becky and Jake Sharp as Rob.
Also in the cast are Charlie Bull, Colin Burnicle, Christie-Lee Crosson, Laura Darton, Leanne Garretty, Matt Holland, Ross McLaren, Gary Murphy, Dominique Planter, Annie Wensak and Benjamin Wong. Theo Collis, Mikey Colville and Jack Reynolds will share the role of Jonah.
Sleepless, A Musical Romance has a book by Michael Burdett, music by Robert Scott and lyrics by Brendan Cull. It is directed by Morgan Young with set design by Morgan Large, costume design by Sue Simmerling, lighting by Tim Lutkin, video design by Ian William Galloway, sound design by Avgoustos Psillas and Terry Jardine for Autograph, orchestrations and musical supervision by Larry Blank, and wig and hair design by Richard Mawbey.
Reviews for Sleepless, A Musical Romance coming soon.
Booking to 27 September 2020
Running Time: 2 hours including interval
Age guidance: Recommended for ages 5+
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