Full Cast of London Millie Announced; Begins Oct. 11

By Robert Simonson
24 Sep 2003

The full cast of the London production of Thoroughly Modern Millie has been revealed. The West End production will begin previews on Oct. 11 and open on Oct. 21 at the Shaftesbury Theatre.



Michael Mayer will direct and Tony winner Rob Ashford will choreograph the British-cast show. The principal London producers are Paul Elliott and Duncan Weldon.

The principals includes Amanda Holden as Millie, Maureen Lipman as Mrs. Meers, Sheila Ferguson (a diva of the British pop trio 3 Degrees) as Muzzy, Craig Urbani (Contact) as Trevor, Mark McGee (Taboo) as Jimmy, Helen Baker as Dorothy Parker, Rachel Izen as Miss Flannery, Unku as Bun Foo, Yo Santhaveesuk as Ching Ho.

Making up the ensemble are Marti Webb (Webb will also play the role of Mrs. Meers at select performances), Adam Brooks, Phong Truong, Mike Scott, Christian Gibson, Tobias Walbom, Matt Flint, Roberto Giuffrida, Chris Bailey, Donna Steele, Selina Chilton, Nancy Wei George, Gabriella Khan, Rachel Barrell, Pip Jordan, Vikki Coote, Zoe Hardman, Tim Beaumont, Mike Denman, Jayde Westaby and Hayley Flaherty.

The Broadway company, with 2002 Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Millie, continues at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway. The musical also won Tonys for Best Musical, Best Costume Design (Martin Pakledinaz), Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Harriet Harris), Best Orchestrations (Douglas Besterman and Ralph Burns) and Best Choreography (Rob Ashford).