Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of New Musical Water Babies at U.K.'s Curve in Leicester

News   Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of New Musical Water Babies at U.K.'s Curve in Leicester
 
Full casting has now been announced for the world premiere of Water Babies, a new musical inspired by Charles Kingsley's novel that will begin performances April 24, prior to an official opening May 6, at the U.K.'s Curve Leicester for a run through May 17.

Joining Louise Dearman, who was previously announced here, and Lauren Samuels, who was previously announced here, are Tom Lister, Thomas Milner, Robbie Boyle, Matthew Caputo, Georgia Carling, Jorell Coiffic-Kamall, Tom Davey, Caroline Deverill, Matthew Gent, Andy Gray, Jeffrey Harmer, Cristina Hoey, Samuel Holmes, Rebecca Jayne-Davies, Sienna Kelly, Marianna Neofitou, Morgan Scott and Marcquelle Ward.

Featuring music by Chris Egan and book and lyrics by Ed Curtis (who also directs) and Guy Jones, it is being produced by Peter Shaw and Joanna Cecil for Water Babies Musical UK Limited, with Tristan Baker as executive producer.

Set design is by Morgan Large, with choreography by Nick Winston, costume design by Amy Jackson, video design by Jack James, lighting design by James Whiteside, sound design by Richard Brooker and musical direction by Matt Smith.

In the show, Tom, an orphaned teenager, is framed for a crime he didn’t commit. In a desperate attempt to escape capture he is trapped on the edge of a waterfall. His only choice is to jump. Awakening in the depths of the ocean he encounters the mysterious Mrs D, and a whole new world of enchantment, danger and adventure. Desperate to get back to the girl he loves Tom must brave underwater challenges in a world beyond his wildest imagination. Together with the unlikeliest of friends he embarks on a quest to find a way back to land. However he soon finds it's not just his fate he holds in his hands, but also that of the mysterious and elusive gang of Water Babies.

To book tickets and for further details, visit www.waterbabiesthemusical.com.

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