Mrs Doubtfire The Musical is coming to London’s West End in 2023
A hilarious and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs Doubtfire is a musical comedy based on Anne Fine’s best-selling novel and the 1993 filmMrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams and Sally Field.
Following its world premiere on Broadway in 2021, Mrs Doubtfire The Musical made its UK premiere at Manchester Opera House in September 2022 and is now heading to the West End’s Shaftesbury Theatre.
The smash-hit stage adaptation isbrought to the stage by four-time Tony Award winning director Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!) and the Tony-nominated creators of Something Rotten! – John O’Farrell, Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.
Mrs Doubtfire – The Musical will open at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London from 12 May 2023.
What's the story of Mrs Doubtfire The Musical ?
Out-of-work actor Daniel will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father.
A hilarious and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the musical comedy we need right now.
Who is in the cast of Mrs Doubtfire The Musical ?
Mrs Doubtfire stars Gabriel Vick (Avenue Q) in the lead role of Daniel Hillard, played by Robin Williams in the movie.
Gabriel will be joined in the principal cast by Carla Dixon-Hernandez (Matilda the Musical) as Lydia Hillard, Cameron Blakely (The Addams Family) as Frank Hillard, Marcus Collins (Kinky Boots) as Andre, and Ian Talbot OBE (Hairspray, and Director of The Mousetrap) as Mr. Jolly.
Further cast include Joshua Dever, Samuel Wilson-Freeman, Maria Garrett, Kiera Haynes, Adam Lyons, Lisa Mathieson, Ellie Mitchell, Matt Overfield, Tom Scanlon, Vicki Lee Taylor and Rebecca Donnelly, Amy Everett and Paulo Teixeira.The roles of Miranda Hillard, Stuart Dunmire, Janet Lundy, Wanda Sellner and the full cast are to be announced at a later date.
Who are the creative team of Mrs Doubtfire The Musical ?
Mrs Doubtfire The Musical has music and lyrics by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick and book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick. The director is Jerry Zaks (Hello Dolly!).
Alongside Jerry Zaks in the creative team, choreography is by Lorin Latarro (Waitress), scenic design is by David Korins (Hamilton), costume design by Catherine Zuber (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), lighting design by Philip S. Rosenberg (Pretty Woman The Musical), sound design by Brian Ronan (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Music Supervision, Arrangements & Orchestrations by Ethan Popp (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), hair design by David Brian Brown (Frozen), makeup & prosthetics design by Tommy Kurzman (The King and I), casting by Stuart Burt (Caberet), and Children’s Casting Director by Verity Naughton.
Reviews of Mrs Doubtfire The Musical
Reviews for Mrs Doubtfire at the Shaftesbury Theatre coming soon."Rip-roaringly funny" - The Telegraph
"Wonderful, heart-warming, and laugh-out-loud funny" - Manchester Evening News
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationShaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, WC2H 8DP
Nearest Tube or Train: Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line), Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134, 176
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