Initial Casting Revealed for West End's Viva Forever!, Featuring Music of The Spice Girls
13 Jul 2012
Initial casting has been revealed for the West End premiere of Viva Forever!, an original musical based around the music of the Spice Girls, which begins performances at the Piccadilly Theatre Nov. 27 prior to an official opening Dec. 11.
According to reports in the Daily Mail, 22-year-old newcomer Hannah John-Kamen will star opposite Sally Ann Triplett as her stage mother.
The two actresses took part in the show's two prior workshops.
Triplett is currently playing the role of Donna in Mamma Mia! through Sept. 22. As a vocalist, she has twice been part of groups representing Britain at the Eurovision Song Contest earlier in her career. She has appeared regularly in the West End, starring as Reno Sweeney in the National's production of Anything Goes that transferred to the West End's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, as Grizabella in Cats and as Roxie Hart in Chicago, amongst numerous other credits.
To book tickets, which are now onsale through June 1, 2013, contact the box office on 0844 871 3055, or visit www.VivaForeverTheMusical.com for more details.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.