London's Fringe Union Theatre to Revive Irving Berlin's Call Me Madam; Casting Announced

News   London's Fringe Union Theatre to Revive Irving Berlin's Call Me Madam; Casting Announced London's fringe Union Theatre will revive Irving Berlin's 1950 Broadway musical Call Me Madam, beginning performances Oct. 3 prior to an official opening Oct. 5, for a run through Oct. 27.

Michael Strassen, who has previously directed The Fix, The Baker's Wife, Assassins and Gospell at the Union, directs, with choreography by Mark Smith and musical direction by Ross Leadbeater. It is produced by Sasha Regan, with Paul Callen as associate producer. In the show, American party hostess Sally Adams finds herself flying the Atlantic (chequebook in hand) to be the American Ambassador to a small impoverished European country. Sally Adams -- the Hostess with the Mostest, as a song in the show puts it - will be played by Lucy Williamson, who previously appeared at the Union as Joanne in the Union Theatre's Company. She was also previously standby to Tracie Bennett in the West End for End of the Rainbow; other credits include Marguerite, Les Miserables, Fame and We Will Rock You.

The cast also includes Leo Miles, Natalie Lipin, Blake J Askew, Ralph Birtwell, Jay Worthy, Gavin Kerr, Hans Rye, Carmen Vass, Julia Jade-Duffy, Luke Jarvis, Matthew Mcloughlin, Jenna Moore, Dawn Williams and Liam Wrate.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7261 9876, or visit www.uniontheatre.biz for more details.

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