What’s New Pussycat?, a brand new musical featuring the iconic songs of the internationally celebrated singer Sir Tom Jones arrives in London in 2021.
This joyous new musical takes Henry Fielding’s classic comic novel, The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling and, using the legendary hit songs of Sir Tom Jones, casts it in a fresh and vibrant new light in the swinging 60s .
Featuring classic songs such as; Green, Green Grass of Home, It’s Not Unusual, Leave Your Hat On, Delilah, Mama Told Me Not To Come, Sex Bomb and and What’s New Pussycat?
What’s New Pussycat? is brought to life by an award winning creative team including Tony Award winning writer Joe DiPietro (Memphis The Musical), direction by Luke Sheppard (&Juliet, In The Heights) and choreography by Arlene Phillips (Starlight Express, The Wizard of Oz, judge on BBC Strictly Come Dancing).
What’s New Pussycat? is rumoured to open in London’s West End in 2021.
What’s the Story?
The show tells the story of the fictional character of the same name from Henry Fielding’s 1749 comic novel, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. In the show, Fielding’s Tom Jones is now a singer from ’60s London who resembles the iconic pop star.
Who’s in it? What’s New Pussycat? Cast
Casting for What’s New Pussycat? to be announced.
Directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet) with choreography by Arlene Phillips, set design by Jon Bausor, costume design by Gabriella Slade, musical supervision and orchestrations by Matthew Brind, lighting design by Howard Hudson, sound design by Gareth Owen and casting by Stuart Burt. Music by Tom Jones and book Joe DiPietro (Memphis).
Reviews for What’s New Pussycat? coming soon.