By Mark Shenton
18 Oct 2011
Also in the cast are Carly Bawden as Catherine, Stuart Neal as Theo and David Page as Lewis with Ben Bunce, Bob Harms, Holly James, Anabel Kutay, David McMullan and Kate Tydman.
Hepple was last seen in the West End in the Donmar Warehouse's production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Kelsey has been seen as Billy Flynn in Chicago, but is best known for his TV roles in "Emmerdale," "Casualty," "Blue Murder," "Where the Heart Is" and "Down to Earth." Rawle was last seen in the title role of the West End's Zorro; he also played Che in Michael Grandage's 2006 revival of Evita.
Ruffelle, who created the role of Eponine in the original London and Broadway productions of Les Miserables (for which she won the Tony Award), has also starred in the West End in Chicago, Starlight Express and Stephen Schwartz's Children of Eden.
Pippin is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian, and will incorporate Bob Fosse's original Broadway choreography. The production is designed by Timothy Bird, with lighting by Tony-winning Ken Billington, costumes by Jean-Marc Puissant, orchestrations and music supervision by Simon Lee, sound design by Gareth Owen and musical direction by Tom Kelly. It is being presented at the Chocolate Factory in conjunction with Michael Jackowitz/Arlene Scanlan and Adam Blanshay/Natalie Macaluso.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7378 1713 or visit www.menierchocolatefactory.com.