The entire forged of over 20 actors who can be performing in Sinatra The Musical – the foremost new musical based mostly on the life and profession of the legendary artist and cultural icon which premieres at Birmingham Rep in September 2023 – was revealed right this moment (Thursday 20 July 2023).
Becoming a member of the already introduced Tony Award-winning Matt Doyle as Sinatra are Ana Villafañe because the film goddess Ava Gardner and Phoebe Panaretos as Frank’s first spouse, Nancy Sinatra. Daybreak Buckland will tackle the position of Dolly Sinatra, with Vincent Riotta as Marty Sinatra, Carl Patrick as George Evans and the position of Little Nancy can be shared by Amelia Connor, Effie Gell and Isla Granville. The forged is accomplished by Maddy Ambus (Marlene Dietrich), Lindsay Atherton (Swing), Tyler Orphé Baker (Nat King Cole), Greg Bernstein (Gene Kelly), Samara Casteallo (Ensemble), Helen Colby (Hedda Hopper) Alastair Crosswell (Ensemble), Frances Dee (Judy Garland), Alex Gibson-Giorgio (Nelson Riddle), Ryesha Higgs (Billie Vacation), Stevie Hutchinson (Lee Mortimer), Lottie Energy (Lana Turner), Spin (Sammy Davis, Jr.) and John Stacey (Mitch Miller).
t is New Yr’s Eve, 1942, and a thin 27-year-old Italian American singer is about to step onto the stage of New York’s Paramount Theatre and provides a efficiency that may change music historical past. As Frank Sinatra’s profession immediately skyrockets, he struggles with balancing the love of his spouse, Nancy, in opposition to the calls for and temptations of being the preferred singer in America. However when he begins a torrid affair with film goddess Ava Gardner, his information cease promoting and the press turns in opposition to him, sending his profession right into a tailspin. Pushed by his devotion to his household, Sinatra employs his peerless artistry and dogged willpower to stage the best comeback in showbiz historical past.
Sinatra The Musical is written by the two-time Tony award-winning author Joe DiPietro (Memphis the Musical, What’s New Pussycat?), directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winning Kathleen Marshall (Great City, Something Goes) and the set is designed by Olivier Award-winning Peter McKintosh (Loopy for You, Orlando). The orchestra of seventeen musicians can be supervised by Gareth Valentine (My Truthful Girl, forty second Avenue). They’re joined by Jon Morrell (Costume Designer), Tim Mitchell (Lighting Designer), Paul Groothuis (Sound Designer), Akhila Krishnan (Video Designer), Campbell Younger (Wigs, Hair and Make-up Designer), Mark Aspinall (Musical Director), Larry Clean & John Clayton (Orchestrators), Ian Eisendrath (Arranger), David Chase (Dance Preparations), David Grindrod & Will Burton (UK Casting Administrators), Jim Carnahan (US Casting Director), Jason Thinger (US Casting (Carnahan)), Stevan Mijailovic (Affiliate Director), Carol Lee Meadows (Affiliate Choreographer) and Sam Younger (Affiliate Musical Director).
Saturday 23 September – Saturday 28 October 2023
6 Centenary Sq.
Tickets: from £15
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