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The Prince of Egypt tickets at the Dominion Theatre, London

Dominion Theatre, London

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The dazzling, epic musical based on the DreamWorks film

Experience the wonder and emotion of The Prince of Egypt, as DreamWorks celebrated Animation film is brought to life on stage at London’s historic Dominion Theatre.

With music and lyrics by three-time Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas), The Prince of Egypt is an uplifting, powerful new musical set against the backdrop of Ancient Egypt.

The Prince of Egypt features 10 new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with 5 of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film, including Deliver Us, All I Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes and the Academy Award®-winning When You Believe.

The Prince of Egypt tickets at the Dominion Theatre are available to book for all performances until 8 January 2022.

What is The Prince of Egypt about?

Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever.

Who is in The Prince of Egypt London cast?

The London cast of The Prince of Egypt is led by Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Tuya), Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari) and Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron).

Creative team

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan and Pocahontas), The Prince of Egypt is directed by Scott Schwartz (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) with choreography by Sean Cheesman (So You Think You Can Dance).


Reviews of The Prince of Egypt

"The songs are sublime.. it’s pacy, powerfully sung...it has the rousing power of ‘Les Misérables’." - Time Out
"Generating much pomp and bling, Schwartz’s director son Scott achieves a fantastic coup de théâtre at the climax" - Telegraph
"Babylon goes to Vegas - It’s got pageantry, pyramids and dazzling dance move" - Guardian
★★★  Average review score

Show Information

Age restrictions
Suitable for a general audience but is not recommended for children under 7. Children under 5 cannot be admitted. Children aged 15 or under must be accompanied by an adult. All patrons, irrespective of age, must have a ticket.
Running time
2 hours 40 minutes (including interval)
Performance dates
Booking to 8 January 2022

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Important Notes

Audience Advisory: Please note that flashing lights (photosensitivity), haze, smoke, low fog effects, pyrotechnics, lasers, live flame and the portrayal of violence are featured on stage, loud sound effects can be heard throughout the auditorium and performers move through the auditorium Stalls.
The Producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness, injury and statutory holiday entitlement.


Venue Information

Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7AQ
Nearest Tube or Train: Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 7, 8, 10, 14, 14A, 19, 22, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 73, 176
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‘The Prince Of Egypt’ to reopen 1 July with socially distanced performances
Dreamworks Theatricals epic production of The Prince of Egypt will resume performances on 1 July 2021 at the Dominion Theatre in London's West. In accordance with UK Government Step 3 protocols for England, social distancing will be in place at the venue until the 4 September 2021; from 6 September onwards the venue will operate Under Step 4 protocols which enable the show to be presented in its original form. Based on DreamWorks Animation film of the same name, the musical is set in Ancient Egypt and follows the life of Moses, from being a prince of Egypt to his ultimate destiny to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas), this emotional rollercoaster of a musical is directed by Stephen Schwartz. Producers DreamWorks Theatricals, Michael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw said in a joint statement: “Following the latest UK Government guidance on the easing of lockdown restrictions, we are delighted to confirm the return of The Prince of Egypt to the Dominion Theatre from Thursday 1 July 2021. The sheer size of this historic venue allows for full social distancing and, as soon as all legal limits on social contact are removed, we will return to our full audience capacity at the earliest opportunity." They added "In re-opening, we are proud to re-unite our exceptional company and provide employment again for 149 uniquely talentedindividuals. We’d like to thank each and every one of them for their unwavering commitment and resilience during this difficult time for everyone in our industry. We look forward to telling this beloved story once again and experiencing the euphoric reactions that we were privileged to receive from audiences in 2020.” The cast will be led by Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Tuya), Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Adam Pearce(Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari) and Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron). The Prince of Egypt is booking from 1 July 2021 until 8 January 2022 at the Dominion Theatre, London. The Prince of Egypt tickets are now available to book.
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Jacqueline Jossa and Matt Jay-Willis board ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Dominion Theatre
Former EastEnders actor Jacqueline Jossa and Busted bassist and vocalist Matt Jay-Willis will appear in the West End musical concert of A Christmas Carol at London’s Dominion Theatre this December. Jossa will make her West End debut in the role of Emily with Jay-Willis cast at Bob Cratchit. The starry West End cast will also feature Sandra Marvin - best known for tv series Emmerdale but whose extensive theatre credits include Show Boat, Waitress, Hairspray - as Mrs Fezziwig; Lucie Jones (Waitress, X-Factor) as The Ghost of Christmas Past; Cedric Neal (Jesus Christ Superstar, Songs for a New World, Motown, Back to the Future) as the Ghost of Christmas Present; and the previously announced Brian Conley as Scrooge. The main cast is completed by Jeremy Secomb as Jacob Marley, Martyn Ellis as Mr Fezziwig, Rebecca Lock as Mrs Cratchit and Sam Oladeinde will be Fred Anderson/Young Scrooge. Written by Alan Menken (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast), Lynn Ahrens (Anastasia, Ragtime) and Mike Ockrent (Me and My Girl, Crazy for You), Dickens much loved tale follows cold hearted Scrooge as he is taken on a magical journey by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in an attempt to mend his ways. The socially distanced production will feature a cast of over 50 performers on stage including the 24-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra. Covid safety measures and social distancing will be in place front of house, on stage, backstage and throughout the barn-like Dominion Theatre. The production will have a limited run at the Dominion Theatre over Christmas and New Year, with The Prince of Egypt then set to return. A Christmas Carol will run from 7 December until 2 January 2020 at the Dominion Theatre, London. BOOK TICKETS
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Broadway Theatre to remain closed until May 2021
In another blow to the theatre industry, Broadway theatres will remain closed until at least 30 May 2021, the Broadway League confirmed today. America’s most iconic theatre industry has been closed since 12 March 2020 due to to unfolding covid-19 pandemic.  The Broadway League initially cancelled performances for 4-weeks, however this has repeatedly been extended to 7 June 2020,  January 2021 and now 30 May 2021 at the earliest. All tickets sales for Broadway performances through 30 May 2021 have been suspended, and those with tickets should contact their point of purchase for exchanges and refunds.. Dates for each returning show and new Broadway productions will be announced as individual productions determine the performance schedules for their respective shows. “With nearly 97,000 workers who rely on Broadway for their livelihood and an annual economic impact of $14.8 billion to the city, our membership is committed to re-opening as soon as conditions permit us to do so. We are working tirelessly with multiple partners on sustaining the industry once we raise our curtains again,” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League. Early indications from Producers are that many shows will not return.  Disney have already confirmed Frozen will not reopen. When Broadway shutdown in March there were 31 productions running, including 8 in previews and 8 in rehearsal. https://twitter.com/BroadwayLeague/status/1314552417510457349 Further details to come.
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Broadway Theatre shutdown extended to January 2021
Broadway Theatre’s will remain closed for the remainder of 2020, with shows expected to begin performances on a rolling basis from January 2021. The Broadway League, the trade group representing theatre owners and producers, have confirmed that performances will be suspended for the remainder of 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis, and has extended its refund and exchange period until 3 January 2021. It is expected productions will not return on 3 January, but rather resume performances on a rolling basis throughout the winter and spring of 2021. It is not known which shows will return first or the list of shows that will return in 2021. Broadway League president Charlotte St Martin said: "Our membership is working closely with the theatrical unions and in concert with key experts and some of the greatest minds inside and outside of the industry to explore protocols for all aspects of reopening. She added, "We are determined to bring back the people who rely on this industry for their livelihood, and to welcome back all those who love this vital part of New York City, as soon as it is safe to do so. As so many of us in the Broadway community have been saying during this time – we’ll be back, and we have so many more stories to tell." Broadway Theatre’s shut down on 12 March 2020 due to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic with London’s West End theatre’s following a week later. The Society of London Theatre has currently cancelled performances up to 2 August 2020 and is assessing the situation on a monthly basis. The West End production of The Prince of Egypt is planning a return to performances in November with off-West End show Sleepless, A Musical Romance working towards an opening date of late August, provided Government permissions.    
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‘The Prince Of Egypt’ to reopen in November; now booking to Autumn 2021
The West End production of The Prince of Egypt will restart performances at the Dominion Theatre from 1 November 2020, provided it is safe to do so and in line with government advice. The show, which was due to end its run in October 2020, is now booking until 4 September 2021 to make up for cancelled performances due to the corona virus. The big budge musical opened in February to positive reviews but was forced shut almost immediately in March. Based on the DreamWorks Animation film of the same name, the musical is set in Ancient Egypt and follows the life of Moses from being a prince of Egypt to his ultimate destiny to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt. Featuring a cast of over 40, the original cast was led by Luke Brady (Sweeney Todd), Liam Tamne (The Light in the Piazza), Christine Allado (Hamilton), Alexia Khadime (The Book of Mormon), Debbie Kurup (Blues In The Night) and Gary Wilmot (Copacabana). The Prince Of Egypt has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and direction by Scott Schwartz. Ticketholders for performances that were due to take place this summer and who were not already refunded will now have the option to exchange their tickets for a new date if they wish to do so. The Prince of Egypt is booking from 1 November 2020 until 4 September 2021 at the Dominion Theatre, London. The Prince of Egypt tickets are now available to book.
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First look: ‘The Prince of Egypt’ in London
Production images of The Prince of Egypt have been released ahead of its official opening tonight at the Dominion Theatre in London. Set in ancient Egypt, this spectacular new musical from Wicked's Stephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) is based on the 1998 DreamWorks animation about the life of Moses and his journey leading the Israelites to the promised land. The huge cast of 43 features Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Queen Tuya), Gary Wilmot (Jethro), Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari), Silas Wyatt-Barke(Aaron), Simbi Akande, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Joe Atkinson, Danny Becker, Felipe Bejarano, Pàje Campbell, Adam Filipe, Soophia Foroughi, Natalie Green, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Rachael Ireson,Kalene Jeans, Christian Alexander Knight, Jessica Lee, Oliver Lidert, Jay Marsh, Scott Maurice, Carly Miles, Sam Oladeinde, Alice Readie, Christopher Short, Molly Smith, Ricardo Walker, Danny Williams, Niko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward together with young performers Leo Babet, Jonah Collier, Taylor Jenkins, Mia Lakha, Iman Pabani and Hannah Selk. The production, which has already been seen by over 41,000 people at 20 sold out preview performances, also announced it will extend 6-week to 31 October 2020. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Philip LaZebnik, The Prince of Egypt is directed by Scott Schwartz (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) and choreographed by Sean Cheesman (So You Think You Can Dance). The show features the Academy Award winning song from the film  When You Believe as well as a further 10 songs specially written for the new production. [ngg src="galleries" ids="687" display="pro_horizontal_filmstrip"]   The Prince of Egypt will run from 5 February 2020 until 31 October 2020 at the Dominion Theatre, London. The Prince of Egypt tickets are now available to book
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The Prince Of Egypt musical / initial London cast announced
Initial casting for the UK premiere of The Prince of Egypt musical has been announced. Luke Brady (Sweeney Todd) will take on the lead role of Moses alongside Liam Tamne (The Light in the Piazza) as Ramses, while Christine Allado (Hamilton) will play Tzipporah and Alexia Khadime (The Book of Mormon) will play Miriam. Based on the Dreamworks animation film, the musical stage adaptation has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Philip LaZebnik. The Prince of Egypt follows two young men, raised as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, who are suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever. The musical features 10 new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with 5 of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film, including Deliver Us, All I Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes and the Academy Award®-winning When You Believe. The UK production is headed by director Scott Schwartz with a creative team that includes Sean Cheesman (choreography), Kevin Depinet (set design), Ann Hould-Ward (costume design), Mike Billings (lighting design), Gareth Owen (sound design ), Jon Driscoll (projection design), Chris Fisher (illusions), August Eriksmoen (orchestrations), Dominick Amendum (musical supervision and arrangements) and Dave Rose (musical direction). The Prince of Egypt begins previews on 5 February 2020, with opening night on 25 February 2020 and is booking until 12 September 2020 at Dominion Theatre, London.

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