By Andrew Gans
and Mark Shenton
18 Feb 2010
The production will begin performances at London's Menier Chocolate Factory May 19, for a run through June 26, ahead of a Broadway transfer.
As previously announced, the cast will be headed by Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin. He will be joined on stage by an all-American cast that boasts Kate Baldwin, John Cullum, Shuler Hensley and Judy Kaye. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
Based on the novel "The Tale of the 1002nd Night" by Viennese author Joseph Roth, Paradise Found features music by Johann Strauss II, adapted and arranged by Jonathan Tunick, with book by Richard Nelson and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh.
The production will feature set design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Judy Dolan, lighting by Howell Binkley and sound by Gareth Owen.
For more information call 0207 907 7060 or visit www.menierchocolatefactory.com.