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.